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Silver lining: how Irish hockey can capitalise on the World Cup

Silver lining: how Irish hockey can capitalise on the World Cup

Ireland’s unprecedented silver medal in London presents the sport with an opportunity to win over decision makers and sponsors

Why our summer TV is full of cheap thrills

Why our summer TV is full of cheap thrills

The unusually sunny weather is why we’re only noticing now how little the networks spend on summer programming

Calls to loosen the rules governing the radio industry miss the point of what makes it great

Calls to loosen the rules governing the radio industry miss the point of what makes it great

If the restrictions on radio stations were removed, I have no doubt that most music outfits would play similar music (probably what’s called adult contemporary and very similar to Dublin’s 98FM and Cork’s 96FM)

RTÉ takes steps to preserve brand safety for advertisers

RTÉ takes steps to preserve brand safety for advertisers

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Inside Track

Media Matters Podcast: CEO of Screen Producers Ireland Elaine Geraghty

Media Matters Podcast: CEO of Screen Producers Ireland Elaine Geraghty

In this month’s Media Matters podcast, Colette Sexton talks to Elaine Geraghty, chief executive of Screen Producers Ireland

Mya Go shows the way to go for children's TV

Mya Go shows the way to go for children's TV

Mya Go is one of the few shows that has broken through and speaks to Irish children in the same accents that their parents use. However, this should be happening more often

Battle for radio stations’ second place heats up

Battle for radio stations’ second place heats up

The latest listenership figures show that RTÉ’s flagship station dominates overall, but the race between Today FM, Newstalk and 2FM is as fierce as ever

A real handful, a one-off and a hard act to follow

A real handful, a one-off and a hard act to follow

He invariably came with a high price tag, but Eamon Dunphy was usually worth it

Virgin chief defends unpaid internships at TV3

Virgin chief defends unpaid internships at TV3

Governments must step up after latest Facebook scandal

Governments must step up after latest Facebook scandal

The findings of a Channel 4 documentary were so extreme that Ireland’s biggest marketing communications group Core stopped advertising on Facebook last Wednesday for more than 24 hours to talk to clients and consult the platform

Success of TV crime drama to hang on the wild beauty of Donegal

Success of TV crime drama to hang on the wild beauty of Donegal

Zanzibar will co-produce the series, based on the Inishowen Mysteries trilogy by Andrea Carter, with German company Hold the Page

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Inside Track

Qatar 2022 'could be a car crash' for TV rights holders

Qatar 2022 'could be a car crash' for TV rights holders

With millions of euro at stake, television stations have to weigh up the odds carefully when bidding for sports events

Deadpan signs on for international film

Deadpan signs on for international film

Netflix deal for Can’t Cope, Won’t Cope