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Media - Saturday 28 February, 2015

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.

Watch: Ad for ‘the world’s slimmest phone’ banned for objectifying women

Authorities in the United Kingdom received several complaints about the ad.

Media - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Sexist’ poster for cycling race hits bum note Badvertising
From TheJournal.ie Fox News anchor Bill O’Reilly threatens to ‘come after’ reporter over war zone claims Not Lying

Fox News anchor Bill O’Reilly threatens to ‘come after’ reporter over war zone claims

“I am coming after you with everything I have,” O’Reilly’s reported to have said, adding: “You can take it as a threat.”

Media - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish American businessman who brought Coca Cola to Ireland has died RIP

Irish American businessman who brought Coca Cola to Ireland has died

Enda Kenny said, “We have lost a true friend”.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Sunshine, put it down’: Philip Boucher-Hayes steps in to stop (fake) robbery Punked

Media - Saturday 21 February, 2015

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

Everyone was talking about rental prices, plain packaging and newspaper figures.

Malcolm Gladwell shares the worst advice he’s ever received

The ‘Outliers’ author didn’t listen to his well-intentioned friend’s career advice. Which is just as well, really.

Media - Friday 20 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Mick Wallace has dyed his hair pink Shave Or Dye

WATCH: Mick Wallace has dyed his hair pink

The Wexford TD took the bold step for Today FM’s Shave or Dye.

Media - Thursday 19 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Lambasting Kate over a few grey hairs isn’t harmless – it shows the pressure women face Opinion

Lambasting Kate over a few grey hairs isn’t harmless – it shows the pressure women face

Kate Middleton is 33 years old, the mother of a toddler, and is currently pregnant… is anyone really shocked she has a grey hair or two?

A bad day for Irish newspapers: all of them have lost sales in the past year

The 2014 figures are in… and they don’t make happy reading for publishers.

People aren’t happy with the Daily Mail’s front page about Kate Middleton’s hair

Oh Daily Mail, are you really showing such poor taste.

Media - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Got a question for Irish Water? We’ll have a spokesperson live in the newsroom today The Hotseat

Got a question for Irish Water? We’ll have a spokesperson live in the newsroom today

A lot of people weren’t clear what this month’s ‘registration deadline’ meant for householders… Got a question you need answered?

Telegraph writer resigns, claiming advertisers were influencing stories

Peter Oborne said the paper was too close to HSBC.

Media - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

The Irish Times is bringing in a very leaky paywall

But one analyst has warned the plan could backfire and send readers to other outlets.

Media - Monday 16 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Next phase: Irish ‘Mars One’ hopeful Dr Joseph Roche has made the final 100

Next phase: Irish ‘Mars One’ hopeful Dr Joseph Roche has made the final 100

50 men and 50 women have been named in the final 100 this morning. The high cost of the mooted mission precludes the option of a return trip.

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