Advisory note on the Momo Challenge

  We are uncomfortably aware of the difficulty in covering the recent reappearance of the Momo Challenge. This is an online game targeting children via multiple sources. It has been reported to cause both emotional and physical pain to those who engage with it....

Press Council makes historic ruling on suicide article

Press Council makes historic ruling on suicide article Áine O’Meara, Headline Programme Leader The Press Council has upheld a complaint made by Headline against The Sunday Times on the detailed description of a Mountjoy prisoner’s suicide. This is the first time a...

Forum brings media and mental health professionals together

An absence of broadcast and print content on severe mental illnesses, factually incorrect use of language, and lack of training for official sources were just some of the issues debated at the Headline Media Forum in October.     Media and mental health...

New Website Under Construction

The Headline website is currently under construction. Please bear with us while we make a few changes. If you want to get in touch please go ahead and send us an email to info@headline.ie or call 01 541 3715 and ask for Headline.

Tips for reporting about eating disorders this Christmas

The Christmas period can be particularly challenging for those affected by eating disorders. The expectations around socialising and food can contribute to stress, pressure and conflicted thoughts and feelings.  The advice from BodyWhys for people affected by eating...
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