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Media - Friday 12 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Get ready for the new Top Gear by checking out the first ever episode from 1977 Take A Break

Get ready for the new Top Gear by checking out the first ever episode from 1977

“If you happen to be a road user, and let’s face it who isn’t these days?”

Media - Sunday 7 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 12 things successful people do right before bed Rituals

12 things successful people do right before bed

Just in case you’re looking for tips.

The one thing most businesses still screw up on social media

One of the world’s top social media experts shares his simple advice that all companies can follow.

Media - Thursday 4 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Just how different is the new nude-free Playboy? Men's Mag

Just how different is the new nude-free Playboy?

Well, it’s not that nude-free for starters.

Media - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

Even Sesame Street is getting into the venture-capital game

Big Bird and friends have decided to invest in startups.

Media - Monday 1 February, 2016

Bill Gates confesses: ‘I memorised license plates to keep track of employees’

Microsoft’s founder talked about his intense work ethic in an appearance on Desert Island Discs.

Fan-sourced sports site Pundit Arena has raised a pile of money from angel investors

The company was launched by two UCC grads in late 2013.

Media - Sunday 31 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Broadcaster Terry Wogan has died, aged 77 RIP

Broadcaster Terry Wogan has died, aged 77

The Limerick-born presenter was one of the best-loved radio and TV personalities in the UK and Ireland. He died following a short battle with cancer.

Media - Sunday 24 January, 2016

Trailers: These are the 10 Netflix original shows people will be watching in 2016 Binge Watching This post contains videos

Trailers: These are the 10 Netflix original shows people will be watching in 2016

Here’s the line-up for the year of online TV.

Media - Saturday 23 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie George Hook has a publisher for his erotic novel about a radio boss and a billionaire First Stab

George Hook has a publisher for his erotic novel about a radio boss and a billionaire

The veteran broadcaster unleashed his idea for the page-turner last summer. He won’t let go of it, it seems.

Media - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Media - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

Last year’s wild Valentine’s Day Late Late Show is back for more madness Matchmaker Matchmaker This post contains videos

Last year’s wild Valentine’s Day Late Late Show is back for more madness

The show prompted some complaints but was a ratings winner.

From TheJournal.ie This book about George Washington’s happy looking slaves has been pulled from the shelves Whitewashing History

This book about George Washington’s happy looking slaves has been pulled from the shelves

A Birthday Cake for George Washington has raised questions about depictions of slavery.

Media - Friday 15 January, 2016

Everyone’s favourite festive station made a stockingful of charity cash this Christmas

Christmas FM broke its previous fundraising record.

From TheJournal.ie Same snub, different year: #OscarsSoWhite is trending again as black actors are left out Diversity

Same snub, different year: #OscarsSoWhite is trending again as black actors are left out

This year’s Oscars again feature all white actors in acting categories.

Media - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The advert for this “sexy, tiny waist” corset has been banned in the UK for being irresponsible Velform Miniwaist

The advert for this “sexy, tiny waist” corset has been banned in the UK for being irresponsible

“Have you ever wondered how celebrities get those tiny waists they flaunt on the red carpet?”

Media - Monday 11 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The Toy Show still rules, but rugby was a huge ratings-winner for TV3 Champions

The Toy Show still rules, but rugby was a huge ratings-winner for TV3

Only one Irish game missed out on the top 20.

From TheJournal.ie The rebellion kicked off in Rebellion last night but some (even Gerry Adams) weren’t happy Easter 1916

Media - Saturday 9 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie A Sky News reporter reckons referring to Saoirse Ronan as British is ‘a compliment’ Hands Off

A Sky News reporter reckons referring to Saoirse Ronan as British is ‘a compliment’

Richard Suchet has doubled down on comments he made about the actress yesterday.

Media - Thursday 7 January, 2016

After a global expansion, Netflix’s next aim is to have the same shows everywhere

Its CEO says that “over the next five to ten years”, they will see content on Netflix consistent across all countries.

Media - Thursday 31 December, 2015

BBC website brought down by ‘large cyber attack’

The website is back online now.

Media - Monday 28 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie How race jokes are helping the healing process in post-Apartheid South Africa Apartheid Lols This post contains videos

How race jokes are helping the healing process in post-Apartheid South Africa

A number of comedians have taken the lead in joking about difficult issues.

Media - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie You’ll finally be able to listen to The Beatles on Spotify this Christmas Fab Four

You’ll finally be able to listen to The Beatles on Spotify this Christmas

Several other music streaming services are also making hundreds of tracks from the Fab Four available for the first time.

Media - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Newstalk taking legal action over report claiming Pat Kenny will be axed Dismissed

Newstalk taking legal action over report claiming Pat Kenny will be axed

Kenny’s mid-morning radio slot is not being scrapped in the new year.

Star Wars has just blasted its way through Irish box office records

The film could push Avatar for the biggest ever globally.

Media - Monday 21 December, 2015

There’s a full on row about who can play on the radio inside the Port Tunnel

Radio Nova says it’s unfair that motorists can’t get their station.

Media - Sunday 20 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Will Pat Kenny ever return to RTÉ? Back To The Mothership

Will Pat Kenny ever return to RTÉ?

It looks like a possibility.

Media - Friday 18 December, 2015

For the first time, a Denis O’Brien radio station will have to compete for its licence

It’s a battle between TXFM and the former boss of Phantom FM.

Media - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Here are the tunes Irish Spotify users couldn’t stop listening to in 2015 One More Tune

Here are the tunes Irish Spotify users couldn’t stop listening to in 2015

Spoiler: we sure do love Ed Sheeran.

Media - Monday 14 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Whatever happened to that broadcasting charge we were supposed to pay this year? Not The TV Licence

Whatever happened to that broadcasting charge we were supposed to pay this year?

It was supposed to replace the TV licence but it hasn’t happened. Will it ever?

Media - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ray D’Arcy show on abortion broke rules on fairness and impartiality Broadcasting Authority

Ray D’Arcy show on abortion broke rules on fairness and impartiality

The BAI upheld complaints about the presenter’s RTÉ show, and said it could not be considered objective.

Media - Monday 7 December, 2015

Is the British Empire’s ‘Jewel in the Crown’ about to become Ireland’s?

The government wants India to start investing big in Ireland.

Media - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

The former boss of Phantom wants the station back – and he’s taking on Communicorp

Simon Maher left the station now known as TXFM in 2011 after Communicorp came on board.

Media - Monday 30 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie How tourism chiefs are planning to attract visitors to Ireland next year Come On Over This post contains videos

How tourism chiefs are planning to attract visitors to Ireland next year

Tourism Ireland launches its 2016 marketing campaign today.

Media - Thursday 26 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The Times backtracks on ‘misleading’ claim from The Sun’s Isis sympathy poll Twisting The Facts

The Times backtracks on ‘misleading’ claim from The Sun’s Isis sympathy poll

The papers are owned by Rupert Murdoch and both incorrectly reported that one in five British Muslims had sympathy for Isis.

From TheJournal.ie Yes, it’s that time of year again – Christmas FM is back and here’s where you can hear it Most Wonderful Time

Yes, it’s that time of year again – Christmas FM is back and here’s where you can hear it

Your FM and digital listening options for the country’s festive HQ.

Media - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Amazon pulls Nazi ads following backlash in New York The Man In The High Castle

Amazon pulls Nazi ads following backlash in New York

Mayor Bill de Blasio said the ads were offensive to World War II and Holocaust survivors.

Media - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Complaint against Guinness upheld over Facebook post that implied ‘therapeutic qualities’

Complaint against Guinness upheld over Facebook post that implied ‘therapeutic qualities’

Guinness said that the advertisement was a reference to the time it takes for their drink to settle.

Here’s why people thought this ad for smoked ham was ‘offensive and disrespectful’

The ASAI published its latest complaints today.

YouTube has a new way for Irish parents to keep their kids quiet

But the company has come under fire in the US for exposing children to deceptive ads.

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