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Dublin: 8 °C Monday 24 November, 2014

Media - Saturday 22 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie What was Bertie Ahern doing on the front page of the South China Morning Post? Internet

What was Bertie Ahern doing on the front page of the South China Morning Post?

He was talking about the internet, of course.

Media - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Who is this US billionaire who is buying up half of Ireland’s hotels?

The Limerick Strand Hotel is the latest property to be snapped up by the man Al Gore dubbed “Darth Vader”.

Media - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie U2 aren’t done with iTunes quite yet … They’ve just announced a new film project Urban Edge

U2 aren’t done with iTunes quite yet … They’ve just announced a new film project

The murals of Northern Ireland are the inspiration for the group’s latest project.

Death sentence for killer of Irish cameraman Simon Cumbers

The attack took place ten years ago in the capital of Saudi Arabia.

Media - Friday 14 November, 2014

Waterford Whispers News: ‘I turned down RTÉ, we would be too much for them’ Wwn

Waterford Whispers News: ‘I turned down RTÉ, we would be too much for them’

The satirical news website now plans to release a book before Christmas.

Media - Thursday 13 November, 2014

All those big names and new shows means UTV Ireland could lose millions next year

The company has hired staff, commissioned programs and built its studio ready for its launch in 2 months.

Media - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Move over Pat… Claire Byrne is getting her own show on RTÉ One Prime Time

Move over Pat… Claire Byrne is getting her own show on RTÉ One

An exciting development for the popular presenter.

Media - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Could e-cigarette ads like this showing smoking on air be coming to Irish TV? Vaping On-air

Could e-cigarette ads like this showing smoking on air be coming to Irish TV?

Local sellers hope Ireland will follow the UK’s lead in featuring ‘vaping’ commercials on television.

BBC won’t unmask The Sun’s ‘Fake Sheikh’ just yet, but they promise they will

Controversial journalist Mazher Mahmood uses a sheikh costume to lure celebrities.

Media - Monday 10 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Journal Media Ltd wins ‘Rising Star’ award Fast 50

Journal Media Ltd wins ‘Rising Star’ award

Award recognises fastest-growing young tech company in Republic of Ireland

E-cig ad will be the first since 1965 to show smoking on UK television

Previous incarnations of the advert were banned for being ‘too sexy’.

From TheJournal.ie ‘A pioneering political broadcaster’: Former RTÉ broadcaster Brian Farrell has died RIP

Media - Friday 7 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ireland… Home of potatoes, and not much else — says Australian newspaper Boiling Over

Ireland… Home of potatoes, and not much else — says Australian newspaper

The Irish ambassador to Australia says the remark was “deeply offensive”.

Media - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Could you be the new Editor of the Irish Independent?

The national publication is recruiting.

From TheJournal.ie Christmas is officially here… The John Lewis ad is out (and it’s good) Monty The Penguin

Media - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The Sun’s ‘win a date with a Page 3 girl’ ad banned Demeaning

The Sun’s ‘win a date with a Page 3 girl’ ad banned

The ad was described as “demeaning to women”.

Media - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Start-ups, investors and Eva Longoria – Day 1 of the Web Summit Good Crowd This post contains images

Start-ups, investors and Eva Longoria – Day 1 of the Web Summit

Dublin’s Web Summit being held in the RDS opened to huge crowds today.

From The Daily Edge Sharon Ní Bheoláin caught rapid ‘threatening’* her co-presenter in RTÉ blooper Stop Yer Messing

Media - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Will one of these new RTÉ dramas be the next big thing?

The winners of the latest Storyland competition, which previously spawned Hardy Bucks, has been announced.

Media - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Why is Zuckerberg so happy? Mobile ads have helped Facebook profits surge

Facebook said that it made $802 million in profit for shareholders on revenue of $3.2 billion.

Journal Media (yes, little old us) will be getting much bigger soon

Jaysus, we’ll have to find some more desks.

From TheJournal.ie Burger King’s claim that its Satisfries have 30% less fat doesn’t cut it Ad Enough

Burger King’s claim that its Satisfries have 30% less fat doesn’t cut it

The FAI, Eircom and Volkswagen were also hit with complaints.

Media - Monday 27 October, 2014

Sunday World journalist heads to UTV Ireland as news editor

Mick McCaffrey previously worked with the Evening Herald and Sunday Tribune.

Media - Sunday 26 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The day a radio contest literally melted-down Dublin’s phone network In 1984

Media - Saturday 25 October, 2014

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.

Media - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie One of the men who brought down Richard Nixon has died All The Presidents Men

One of the men who brought down Richard Nixon has died

Ben Bradlee, who edited the Washington Post for 23 years, has died.

Media - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Journalist wins case against Iceland over report on addiction centre sex abuse

It is the second case against Iceland Erla Hlynsdóttir has won.

Newstalk’s Chris Donoghue will anchor UTV Ireland’s news programmes

The broadcaster will also continue presenting Newstalk’s Breakfast show.

From The Daily Edge Heat says sorry for ‘unfounded report’ on Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel’s marriage High Court

Heat says sorry for ‘unfounded report’ on Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel’s marriage

The couple sued Heat Magazine for defamation over an article published last month.

Media - Monday 20 October, 2014

Creative crowdfunding site Fund It has raised €3 million for projects like this

The money has gone to everything from a multimedia horror show to a heart-rate monitor for sheep.

Trump: ‘Sean O’Rourke is an a*****e. He took off my hair. This is my hair’

The billionaire businessman wasn’t best pleased with the RTÉ presenter’s line of questioning back in May.

Media - Friday 10 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here’s why Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel have taken their libel case to Dublin Heat

Here’s why Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel have taken their libel case to Dublin

The pair are suing Heat magazine for defamation.

Media - Thursday 9 October, 2014

From The Score Historic €355 million Top 14 TV deal suspended by Parisian court Money

Historic €355 million Top 14 TV deal suspended by Parisian court

The rights to screen the French league will be put out to tender again before March of next year.

Media - Sunday 5 October, 2014

‘Conflict of interest’ in RTÉ board nomination of alcohol group boss

Fionnuala Sheehan is currently chair of MEAS, and has been nominated for a position.

How this business went from (nearly) zero to 450,000 Facebook likes in a year

No, it didn’t involve pledging their souls to Mark Zuckerberg or posting lots of selfies.

Media - Saturday 4 October, 2014

RTÉ Radio 1 scoops up nine titles at the PPI Awards

Today FM brought home the big prize of Full Service Station of the Year.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should images from IS execution videos be published by the media? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should images from IS execution videos be published by the media?

Even outlets who have previously published them have stopped, what do you think?

Media - Thursday 2 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Celebrities who took nude photos are “dumb” – EU Commissioner Privacy

Celebrities who took nude photos are “dumb” – EU Commissioner

Günther Oettinger, the EU’s next head of digital economy, has blamed celebrities for the recent nude photo leak.

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