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Media - Sunday 15 February, 2015

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

Everyone was talking about Willie Walsh’s sales pitch, D-Day for Greece and Swissleaks.

Media - Saturday 14 February, 2015

Opinion: What do traditional newspapers have to do to survive?

Dumbing down their content, pursuing ‘edgy’ stories over quality journalism, are not wise decisions, writes Paul Allen.

Media - Friday 13 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie So, how many followers did you have when you died? Twitter Tombstone

So, how many followers did you have when you died?

Watercooler talk in the afterlife…

David Carr gave this incredible advice to an Irish journalism student

Timely tweet attracted attention of high-profile New York Times journalist – and he gave her some good career advice. (She has since come and worked for us!)

Media - Thursday 12 February, 2015

Lots of people are watching UTV Ireland’s big soaps. But not much else…

But the new station has taken a chunk out of TV3′s audience.

From TheJournal.ie This man has been taking a photo of everything he touches… for the last 11 years Makes Sense

This man has been taking a photo of everything he touches… for the last 11 years

It’s all a ‘lifelogging’ art experiment you see

Media - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Watch: An emotional Jon Stewart announces he’s quitting The Daily Show On That Bombshell

Watch: An emotional Jon Stewart announces he’s quitting The Daily Show

“This show doesn’t deserve and easy slightly restless host, and neither do you,” he said — tearing up slightly as an audience member shouted “we love you, John”.

Media - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

From The42 Sky and BT win Premier League TV rights for eye-watering €6.9billion TV Deal

Sky and BT win Premier League TV rights for eye-watering €6.9billion

The pair held of a reported challenge from the likes of America’s Discovery Network and Qatar’s beIN Sports.

From TheJournal.ie US magazine hackers warn Obamas of ‘Bloody Valentine’s Day’ Newsweek

US magazine hackers warn Obamas of ‘Bloody Valentine’s Day’

The group, Cyber Caliphate, claim to be connected to Islamic State.

Media - Sunday 8 February, 2015

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

Everyone was talking about Greek debt deals, counting calories and the end of cheap booze.

Media - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Ray D’Arcy was losing listeners before he jumped ship… but his new slot doesn’t look too good either

However, his replacement, Anton Savage, has something to be happy about.

Media - Sunday 1 February, 2015

Media - Saturday 31 January, 2015

Does the media spin the big stories because of ‘who pays the piper’?

We asked the host of RTÉ’s new programme, The Media Show.

Media - Friday 30 January, 2015

You’ll be able to watch ‘Good Morning Britain’ on UTV Ireland from next week

You’ll be able to watch ‘Good Morning Britain’ on UTV Ireland from next week

Bad news if you happen to enjoy Loose Women first thing in the morning.

Media - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ray D’Arcy’s salary will be ‘more than covered’ by sponsorship money Sorted

Ray D’Arcy’s salary will be ‘more than covered’ by sponsorship money

The incoming chair of RTÉ has been talking stars’ pay before an Oirechtas committee this morning.

Media - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Is there a ban on Irish broadcasters showing this cover? In short, no Laying Down The Law

Is there a ban on Irish broadcasters showing this cover? In short, no

The BAI has revised its programming code.

Media - Sunday 25 January, 2015

Media - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Minted Netflix is aiming for global domination

The online streaming service is planning to speed up its expansion as total subscribers passed 57 million in 2014

Media - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie We love a good debate: Claire Byrne’s panel show gets off to a flying start Not #vinb This post contains videos

We love a good debate: Claire Byrne’s panel show gets off to a flying start

The current affairs discussion programme went straight for the jugular with a debate on same-sex marriage

From TheJournal.ie Has The Sun stopped publishing photos of topless women on page 3? Speculation This post contains a poll

Has The Sun stopped publishing photos of topless women on page 3?

There are lots of reports but the head of PR for the tabloid has called it ‘speculation’.

Media - Saturday 17 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie No joke, a group called CRAIC protested in London today against C4′s Famine sitcom Delicious Irony

No joke, a group called CRAIC protested in London today against C4′s Famine sitcom

Only a handful turned up outside Channel 4 mind.

The Briefcase: Oil wars, Irish milk fans and glitter rage

This was the week in business.

Media - Friday 16 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Newspaper allowed to call Joseph Stalin a “bloodthirsty cannibal” Stalin

Newspaper allowed to call Joseph Stalin a “bloodthirsty cannibal”

The application was rejected as “manifestly ill-founded” and the case declared inadmissible.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will you listen to the Anton Savage Show? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you listen to the Anton Savage Show?

The broadcaster — who has also presented The Last Word, and had stints broadcasting for RTÉ and TV3 — was announced as Ray’s replacement yesteday.

Media - Thursday 15 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Anton Savage to replace Ray D’Arcy on TodayFM Radio
From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do we need the IFTAs? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do we need the IFTAs?

The Oscar nominations are out today, but what’s happening with Ireland’s ceremony? No-one seems to know.

Media - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Eircom slammed for ‘excessive’ and ‘opportunistic’ price rises

Fees will be nearly €100 a year higher for some residential customers.

From TheJournal.ie Waterford Whispers receives praise from The Washington Post Je Suis Charlie

Waterford Whispers receives praise from The Washington Post

Waterford Whispers News was today featured in The Washington Post.

Media - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Image magazine comes in for harsh criticism for unpaid PA internship The New Emily

Image magazine comes in for harsh criticism for unpaid PA internship

Duties include being the PA to the managing director, as well as front of house for clients.

From TheJournal.ie A Jewish newspaper has photoshopped Angela Merkel out of this Charlie Hebdo march Disappearing Act

Media - Monday 12 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie New Charlie Hebdo will feature caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed Act Of Defiance

New Charlie Hebdo will feature caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed

The magazine’s front page will be released this evening.

Media - Sunday 11 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Betting suspended on Ray’s replacement after three-figure sums placed for Anton Ray D'arcy

Betting suspended on Ray’s replacement after three-figure sums placed for Anton

Paddy Power says the largest bet it received was for €300.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Have you been tuning into UTV Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you been tuning into UTV Ireland?

Have you caught up with Pat since his return to Irish TV? Are you getting your nightly news fix from Alison and Chris?

Media - Saturday 10 January, 2015

Media - Friday 9 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The new editors of the Irish Independent and the Sunday Independent have been named Oh Hi

Media - Thursday 8 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The Guarantee: A movie we know ends in tears, but compellingly captures an important part of Irish history Review

The Guarantee: A movie we know ends in tears, but compellingly captures an important part of Irish history

On September 29, 2008, one decision changed Ireland’s path.

From TheJournal.ie Charlie Hebdo will publish 1,000,000 copies of its magazine next week Response

Charlie Hebdo will publish 1,000,000 copies of its magazine next week

The publication will be supported by other French media outlets.

Media - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie North Korea made a schoolboy error when they hacked Sony, says FBI HIDE MY IP

North Korea made a schoolboy error when they hacked Sony, says FBI

The FBI says they “got sloppy” and sometimes didn’t block their IP addresses.

Media - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Sony hacks were ‘extortionist efforts by criminals who attacked us’: CEO

But the company’s boss didn’t make any mention of North Korea in his first public comments about the cyber attacks.