Monday November 30, 2020

Business of Media: Eyeing the digital future

There were mixed results last week, with major media organisations all giving indications of where their future may lie, writes Samantha McCaughren.

18th May, 2013
'UTV's Irish offices experienced a net ad income decline of 12 per cent in ireland as the market continued to be tough.'

There was a mixed bag of results last week, with UTV painting a bleak picture of the radio and television market, while Johnston Press gave an insight into how its transformation of its newspaper business was shaping up.

UTV's radio assets in Ireland have generally managed to buck market trends. It paid north of €65 million to get into the Dublin market with the acquisition of FM104 and Q102. Both stations have been striking the...

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