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RTÉ looks to diaspora with international streaming

RTÉ looks to diaspora with international streaming

The new online ‘freemium’ TV service launched by RTÉ targets emigrants who left Ireland more than ten years ago.

Wall back in journalism as Newstalk business editor

Wall back in journalism as Newstalk business editor

After a decade in public relations, Vincent Wall tells Colette Sexton he missed the ‘buzz of broadcasting’

Craft beer companies must ‘seize the moment’

Craft beer companies must ‘seize the moment’

The time is ripe for craft beer makers to become trailblazers in the alcohol market, according to Susan Kelly, a strategic planner at McCann Blue.

Seat Ireland pays €100k to sponsor Jonathan Ross

Seat Ireland pays €100k to sponsor Jonathan Ross

Seat Ireland has paid €100,000 to be the title sponsor of the Jonathan Ross Show on UTV Ireland. The sum includes the sponsorship cost, media cost and production cost of the advertisements.

Out-Foxing the liberal media

Out-Foxing the liberal media

Two anchors, two cases of self-aggrandisement by exaggerating the truth. Only one winner

A happy marriage of digital and print

A happy marriage of digital and print

Ciaran Casey of publisher Harmonia sees a future where old and new channels support each other.

Sign up for a record

Sign up for a record

Ireland’s largest ever free-standing sign has been erected in Dublin’s Point Village Shopping Centre. The 50 foot by 11 foot sign, which required local authority planning approval, will promote the centre.

Steve Dempsey: Online upstarts like Vice are trying their hand at TV-style programming, with mixed results so far

Steve Dempsey: Online upstarts like Vice are trying their hand at TV-style programming, with mixed results so far

Netflix chief executive Reed Hastings recently announced that internet TV would probably replace broadcast TV by 2030. Hastings likened broadcast TV to the horse – a pretty good mode of transport until cars arrived. Of course he would say that, but h

This Much I Know

This Much I Know

Antonia McTaggart, account director, Javelin Advertising.

Irish Times ‘testing the waters’

Irish Times ‘testing the waters’

Restricted online access will only affect the newspaper’s ‘heavy users’, says managing director Liam Kavanagh.

This Much I Know

This Much I Know

Dave Winterlich, managing director of Carat, the media planning and buying specialist.

West is best for visual communications firm

West is best for visual communications firm

A visual communications agency based in Clifden, Co Galway is turning its focus to Ireland’s top 100 companies after signing some of the world’s biggest companies.

Roll out the red carpet for the Irish at the Oscars

Roll out the red carpet for the Irish at the Oscars

Kilkenny-based animation studio Cartoon Saloon could pick up an Academy Award tonight for Irish fairytale Song of the Sea, writes Colette Sexton.

Steve Dempsey: The truth isn’t out there: how online media is struggling with unchecked viral content

Steve Dempsey: The truth isn’t out there: how online media is struggling with unchecked viral content

Remember Tony Hart, the BBC children’s art show presenter from the 1950s until the late 90s? Well, he was big news on social media last week when it was reported that he had died. But there was a problem with the rumour. No, he wasn’t alive and well:

Mobile journalism is being driven by the smartphone

Mobile journalism is being driven by the smartphone