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They’re flush with cash, and set to live longer than ever – so why do advertisers write off the 50+ cohort?

They’re flush with cash, and set to live longer than ever – so why do advertisers write off the 50+ cohort?

John Mulcahy: an appreciation

John Mulcahy: an appreciation

The man behind the Phoenix magazine, who died last Friday aged 86, was a daring and fearless force in Irish journalism who will be sorely missed, writes Barry J Whyte

After 20 years, TV3 is dead; long live Virgin Media One. But what can we expect from the shiny new rebrand?

After 20 years, TV3 is dead; long live Virgin Media One. But what can we expect from the shiny new rebrand?

Media Matters Podcast: Áine O'Meara of Headline

Media Matters Podcast: Áine O'Meara of Headline

Colette Sexton is joined by former producer and director Áine O’Meara, programme leader for Headline, an organisation set up to monitor media coverage of mental health issues including suicide

'Tough and getting tougher': Why journalists are leaving

'Tough and getting tougher': Why journalists are leaving

Last week's piece about the increase in the amount of journalists leaving the industry received an interesting reaction on Twitter from many well respected people, some who currently work in journalism and some who have left the industry

RTÉ walks a tightrope for the Pope

RTÉ walks a tightrope for the Pope

The national broadcaster’s coverage of the papal visit was a far cry from what it served up in 1979, but it still had to tread carefully at times

New IAPI head has global ambitions for industry

New IAPI head has global ambitions for industry

Charley Stoney has wide- ranging plans for her tenure as boss of the body representing Ireland’s media and advertising sector

Exodus of journalists to PR a wake-up call for media

Exodus of journalists to PR a wake-up call for media

Maybe instead of lambasting them on Twitter for leaving, we should be asking ourselves why so many young journalists are abandoning an industry they worked incredibly hard to break into

Driving test passed, Tayto Park looks for next big thing

Driving test passed, Tayto Park looks for next big thing

A successful collaboration with Nissan Ireland has park managers mulling over the possibility of other branded offerings

How to grab the attention in 30 seconds

How to grab the attention in 30 seconds

Creativity is key to successful advertising, but some radio ads don’t make the grade

Hurling creates a new legend

Hurling creates a new legend

After a thrilling summer season, and a surge in viewership, this is the sport to watch for sponsors

Automated services like Spotify are fantastic, but we’ll always need people to assist us in finding new music

Automated services like Spotify are fantastic, but we’ll always need people to assist us in finding new music

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)