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A real trooper

A real trooper

Feargal Purcell’s army training provided him with a solid grounding for a career first in the government’s press department, and then in public affairs

The TV set has come a long way since the first black and whites, and there’s plenty of road left in the journey

The TV set has come a long way since the first black and whites, and there’s plenty of road left in the journey

Profile Jon Williams: A passion for news

Profile Jon Williams: A passion for news

A love letter to Irish media

A love letter to Irish media

Those of us in the Irish media can be slightly (cough) critical of each other from time to time so, before Valentine's Day, here are a few things I love about the other Irish newspapers

Sports stars hit the jackpot

Sports stars hit the jackpot

The biggest Irish names are banking over €100,000 per deal in celebrity endorsements as they get more proactive in aligning with brands

British ad giants get the jitters over Brexit

British ad giants get the jitters over Brexit

A chat with media veteran Brian Jacobs reveals anxiety rising across the Irish Sea

AA swaps free advertising with RTÉ for traffic information

AA swaps free advertising with RTÉ for traffic information

RTÉ lobbies heavily for licence fee increase

RTÉ lobbies heavily for licence fee increase

‘Highly inefficient’ licence fee collection system by An Post is partly to blame

Media Matters Podcast: Jane Suiter of DCU's future media unit

Media Matters Podcast: Jane Suiter of DCU's future media unit

Jane Suiter talks to Colette Sexton about fake news, how to get more women on the air and the future shape of the media industry

Guinness Clear a clever ploy?

Guinness Clear a clever ploy?

I had to do a double take when the latest Guinness advertising campaign landed in my inbox

Tiernan: slashing of regional coverage was why I left RTÉ

Tiernan: slashing of regional coverage was why I left RTÉ

After more than two decades in Montrose, south-east correspondent Damien Tiernan quit in frustration at the station’s downsizing of regional content

How the ad agencies blew it

How the ad agencies blew it

Media buyers were sitting pretty on a commission of 15 per cent, until someone had the bright idea of shrinking that to beat the competition

Land sale cash funds new RTÉ studio, but it won't last forever

Land sale cash funds new RTÉ studio, but it won't last forever

RTÉ sold part of its campus in Dublin 4 to Cairn Homes in 2017 for €107 million, and the lump sum is being used to fund much-needed investment in infrastructure

Influencers, target markets and new SUVs driving Seat’s sales

Influencers, target markets and new SUVs driving Seat’s sales

Targeting specific groups as likely buyers for each of its models has paid off in an 12 per cent rise in sales

We need a sheriff on the online frontier

We need a sheriff on the online frontier

Internet freedom is wonderful, but transparency is needed online