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Media - Today’s News

From TheJournal.ie Can Jay Z’s Tidal streaming service really challenge Spotify? Tidal Current

Can Jay Z’s Tidal streaming service really challenge Spotify?

The new service, launched last night, has been pitched as a direct competitor to Spotify and Pandora. It’s a lot more pricey though…

Media - Yesterday’s News

Today FM has a new addition to its line-up

Neil Delamere is taking over the Sunday morning 11am show.

Media - Sunday 29 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Product placement is here to stay, so we’d better get used to it Opinion

Product placement is here to stay, so we’d better get used to it

Product placement can be annoying but advertising is a necessary evil of our favourite shows.

Media - Friday 27 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Want to watch US Netflix in Ireland? It could be on the cards Unblocked

Want to watch US Netflix in Ireland? It could be on the cards

Legally that is. The EU are on the case.

Media - Thursday 26 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Geraldine Kennedy: Charlie Haughey couldn’t bully me, so ‘lesser politicians’ hardly could Banking Inquiry

Geraldine Kennedy: Charlie Haughey couldn’t bully me, so ‘lesser politicians’ hardly could

The banking inquiry is hearing about the media’s role in the crisis this week.

Media - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Police are now involved after axed Clarkson’s attack on producer Rocky Road

Police are now involved after axed Clarkson’s attack on producer

A BBC investigation found he punched and verbally abused his producer.

From TheJournal.ie No surprise about what the most-played song on Irish radio last year was… Never Heard Of It

No surprise about what the most-played song on Irish radio last year was…

May not make up for Blurred Lines, but at least it’s something…

From TheJournal.ie ‘The three of us as a package – it works’: James May hints he may be off with Clarkson All For One And One For All
From TheJournal.ie Jeremy Clarkson has been dropped by BBC Geared Down

Jeremy Clarkson has been dropped by BBC

Those petition signatories won’t be happy.

From TheJournal.ie Broadcasters told to “focus on the issues” in marriage debate Marriage Ref

Broadcasters told to “focus on the issues” in marriage debate

The BAI believes debating can be done in a non-adversarial way.

Media - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Sacked in the morning: Jeremy Clarkson to be fired tomorrow by BBC, say reports End Of The Road

Sacked in the morning: Jeremy Clarkson to be fired tomorrow by BBC, say reports

The Telegraph are reporting that the presenter will be fired after its investigation.

From TheJournal.ie James Corden made his debut as a US late-night host … Here’s what the critics made of him Late Late Show

James Corden made his debut as a US late-night host … Here’s what the critics made of him

The comedy actor has taken over Craig Ferguson’s old slot.

From TheJournal.ie The X Files is coming back for a tenth season WITH Mulder and Scully on board Deep Throat
TV3 is hoping people will tune in for its ‘News at 8′ … Will you? Hello Again This post contains a poll

TV3 is hoping people will tune in for its ‘News at 8′ … Will you?

The move has been planned for “some time” the station’s head of news has said.

Media - Monday 23 March, 2015

Wikipedia’s longest-lived hoax has finally been outed

You just can’t believe anyone these days.

From TheJournal.ie Taylor Swift has bought the domain name TaylorSwift.porn Swift Action

Taylor Swift has bought the domain name TaylorSwift.porn

So trolls couldn’t get in there.

Media - Sunday 22 March, 2015

Here’s everything you need to know about business this week

Everyone was talking about Ryanair’s U-turn, trains and automobiles, and the city-country divide.

Media - Friday 20 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Clarkson “very touched” after one-million-signature petition delivered to BBC Stig In A Tank

Clarkson “very touched” after one-million-signature petition delivered to BBC

Clarkson says that the “f*****g b******s” at the BBC have sacked him.

Media - Thursday 19 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie UPC has launched its own streaming service… Not Optimus Prime

UPC has launched its own streaming service…

But Netflix it ain’t. And you may have to pay extra for it.

Denis O’Brien’s media empire just got that bit smaller

But the O’Brien-controlled Independent News and Media wants to use its new cash windfall to expand in Ireland.

Media - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Another American Apparel ad has been banned for sexualising children

It’s the second time in six months the fashion label has fallen foul of UK authorities.

Things are not quite going to plan inside UTV Ireland

It is expecting to lose twice as much money as predicted this year.

Media - Sunday 15 March, 2015

Poll: Who will you watch, Ray or Tubridy? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who will you watch, Ray or Tubridy?

Brendan O’Connor stint at the helm of RTÉ’s Saturday night chat show is coming to an end.

Here’s everything you need to know about business this week

Everyone was talking about the euro on a downward spiral, a solid-gold Apple Watch and Blurred Lines.

Media - Saturday 14 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie No comment from RTÉ after Late Late Show ‘doesn’t give Tony Fenton even 30 seconds’ Dude

No comment from RTÉ after Late Late Show ‘doesn’t give Tony Fenton even 30 seconds’

Ian Dempsey called the state broadcaster out on the omission.

BBC’s website went down and an old childhood nemesis freaked everyone out

That old test card made a terrifying reappearance.

Media - Friday 13 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ireland’s biggest newspaper group spent €9.3 million on redundancies last year Ouch

Ireland’s biggest newspaper group spent €9.3 million on redundancies last year

Advertising and cost-cutting are keeping the books balanced for the media group.

Media - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

That US jury’s Blurred Lines verdict could change the entire music business

Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke were ordered to pay about €7 million for copying parts of a Marvin Gaye track.

From TheJournal.ie This striking newspaper cover won front page of the year last night Britain

This striking newspaper cover won front page of the year last night

The Independent on Sunday picked up the top gong in Britain for this front page on the killing of a hostage by Islamic State.

From TheJournal.ie Would a Top Gear without Jeremy Clarkson survive? Gaffe

Would a Top Gear without Jeremy Clarkson survive?

It’s likely to continue to be a nice little earner for the Beeb.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Is it time for Jeremy Clarkson to go? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is it time for Jeremy Clarkson to go?

Has he gone too far this time?

Media - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

‘I’m not saying the bondage is going to save anyone’s life but…’

Phillip Schofield isn’t happy about people who complained about his show’s Bondage for Beginners segment.

Media - Sunday 8 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie An RTÉ documentary about bras has won a prestigious international award Good Support

An RTÉ documentary about bras has won a prestigious international award

The Common Thread celebrated the garment’s 100-year history.

From TheJournal.ie Round 3: The New Land League’s Jerry Beades had a few things to say about Vincent Browne today Bog Standard

Round 3: The New Land League’s Jerry Beades had a few things to say about Vincent Browne today

The battle for Gorse Hill spilled over onto the Marian Finucane programme earlier.

Media - Saturday 7 March, 2015

‘Broadcasting isn’t as bad as politics’: Life behind the scenes at RTÉ

Keelin Shanley talks gender quotas and panel balance.

Media - Saturday 28 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The excellent story of Taylor Swift, her belly button and the paparazzi That'll Learn Them

Here’s everything you need to know about business this week

Everyone was talking about Cadbury’s cuts, McWilliams’ biscuits and some dodgy ads.

Media - Friday 27 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Pre-binging: Everything you need to know before watching the new House of Cards Recap
From TheJournal.ie ‘The Michael O’Leary of the hotel world? I’ll take that’ Straight Shooter

‘The Michael O’Leary of the hotel world? I’ll take that’

The manager of the Charleville Lodge Hotel has been doing a lot of talking in the last 12 hours

Media - Thursday 26 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Hmmm… It seems we have MORE trust in the government now Barometer

Hmmm… It seems we have MORE trust in the government now

Government is the only institution to record see a rise in how much it is trusted by the public over the past year.

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