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# media - Monday 24 January, 2011

TV3 outlines plans for leaders’ election debate
# GE11
# GE11

TV3 outlines plans for leaders’ election debate

Jan 24th 2011, 4:31 PM 1,498 Views 1 Comment

The commercial broadcaster wants to hold a three-way leaders’ debate, with the heads of Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and Labour.

# media - Sunday 23 January, 2011

Sky football pundits in hot water over ‘sexist chat'
# Sexism
# Sexism

Sky football pundits in hot water over ‘sexist chat'

Jan 23rd 2011, 2:06 PM 2,780 Views 0 Comments

The Mail on Sunday audio records men sounding like Richard Keys and Andy Gray, making sexist remarks about a female linesman.

# media - Wednesday 19 January, 2011

Slideshow: Top 10 paid iPhone apps - ever!
# IPhone
# IPhone

Slideshow: Top 10 paid iPhone apps - ever!

Jan 19th 2011, 6:46 PM 1,401 Views 1 Comment

Angry Birds fans may be surprised to see the hit game isn’t right at the top…

RTE refuse to confirm they are planning rival show to Vincent Browne
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

RTE refuse to confirm they are planning rival show to Vincent Browne

Jan 19th 2011, 11:56 AM 1,196 Views 0 Comments

Nothing has been decided yet says RTE as it gears up for “wide-ranging” programming to cover the general election.

# media - Tuesday 18 January, 2011

The weirdest places to advertise and still have an impact (Gallery)
# Advertising
# Advertising

The weirdest places to advertise and still have an impact (Gallery)

Jan 18th 2011, 7:27 PM 1,422 Views 0 Comments

Check out this slideshow of odd advertising places, from outer space to egg shells.

# media - Thursday 13 January, 2011

Almost 100 journalists killed because of their work in 2010
# Media
# Media

Almost 100 journalists killed because of their work in 2010

Jan 13th 2011, 1:05 PM 358 Views 0 Comments

Two news media staff a week died last year – and most were local journalists reporting on corruption and crime in their own back yard.

Last edition for The Kingdom newspaper as 11 jobs lost
# The Kingdom
# The Kingdom

Last edition for The Kingdom newspaper as 11 jobs lost

Jan 13th 2011, 12:31 PM 1,588 Views 0 Comments

Presses to run one last time on local Kerry paper, the second newspaper to shut down here in a week.

# media - Wednesday 12 January, 2011

Fox News president urges left and right to tone down rhetoric (Photos, video)
# Media
# Media

Fox News president urges left and right to tone down rhetoric (Photos, video)

Jan 12th 2011, 3:10 PM 466 Views 0 Comments

Palin refutes alleged role of rhetoric in the Arizona shooting as right-aligned news organisation chief points out that the Democrats used a target map a few years ago.

# media - Tuesday 11 January, 2011

Former BBC presenter wins age discrimination case
# Media
# Media

Former BBC presenter wins age discrimination case

Jan 11th 2011, 4:37 PM 612 Views 0 Comments

Ex-Countryfile presenter Miriam O’Reilly has won an employment tribunal against the BBC on the grounds of ageism, following her dismissal when the programme was moved to a primetime slot.

# media - Friday 7 January, 2011

TV3 wants end to broadcast media blackout prior to election
# Election 2011
# Election 2011

TV3 wants end to broadcast media blackout prior to election

Jan 7th 2011, 12:31 PM 2,193 Views 0 Comments

The TV station makes submission to BAI claiming 48-hour moratorium goes against free speech guarantees.

# media - Thursday 6 January, 2011

Amazon temporarily pulls book advising ways to manipulate the site
# Amazon
# Amazon

Amazon temporarily pulls book advising ways to manipulate the site

Jan 6th 2011, 3:57 PM 437 Views 0 Comments

Ebook author says his publication was withdrawn by the website which had refused to remove a controversial paedophile’s guide from their listings two months ago.

# media - Wednesday 5 January, 2011

News of the World suspends editor over phone hacking
# Phone Hacking
# Phone Hacking

News of the World suspends editor over phone hacking

Jan 5th 2011, 9:04 PM 500 Views 0 Comments

Ian Edmondson, the paper’s assistant news editor, is suspended as part of investigations into the newspaper’s phone hacking.

# media - Tuesday 14 December, 2010

TV3 reports ‘unbelievable’ December viewing figures
# TV3
# TV3

TV3 reports ‘unbelievable’ December viewing figures

Dec 14th 2010, 4:12 PM 1,159 Views 0 Comments

The audience for last night’s Apprentice wasn’t its highest, but the station still saw 1.12 million tune in for the X Factor.

# media - Sunday 12 December, 2010

RTÉ prepares defence of website for Oireachtas committee
# RTE.ie
# RTE.ie

RTÉ prepares defence of website for Oireachtas committee

Dec 12th 2010, 2:38 PM 732 Views 0 Comments

The national broadcaster will tell a committee this week that the prominence of its website is not an abuse of its remit.

# media - Monday 29 November, 2010

Fintan O'Toole launches political reform petition online
# Fintan O'Toole
# Fintan O'Toole

Fintan O'Toole launches political reform petition online

Nov 29th 2010, 4:03 PM 1,860 Views 1 Comment

Journalist has already clocked up over 900 followers on Twitter.

# media - Wednesday 17 November, 2010

Journalists at regional papers to go on strike
# Johnston Press
# Johnston Press

Journalists at regional papers to go on strike

Nov 17th 2010, 8:16 PM 408 Views 0 Comments

Staff at papers owned by Johnston Press will protest at the introduction of a new editorial system.

# media - Friday 12 November, 2010

Deal finally agreed between Newsweek and the Daily Beast
# Media
# Media

Deal finally agreed between Newsweek and the Daily Beast

Nov 12th 2010, 3:35 PM 294 Views 0 Comments

Two-year-old website agrees new deal with 77-year-old print publication.

# media - Thursday 11 November, 2010

Denis O'Brien rumoured to have taken over Phantom
# Phantom FM
# Phantom FM

Denis O'Brien rumoured to have taken over Phantom

Nov 11th 2010, 7:52 PM 512 Views 0 Comments

The BAI gives Communicorp the green light to take over the alt-music station – which has moved in with Today FM and Newstalk.

# media - Tuesday 9 November, 2010

TV3 may retain cúpla focal for minor GAA finals
# GAA
# GAA

TV3 may retain cúpla focal for minor GAA finals

Nov 9th 2010, 5:34 PM 539 Views 0 Comments

The commercial broadcaster picks up the rights to the minor finals – but says it’s considering retaining the Gaeilge commentary.

RTÉ names former TV boss as new director-general
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

RTÉ names former TV boss as new director-general

Nov 9th 2010, 2:43 PM 325 Views 0 Comments

Noel Curran, who left RTÉ in May to work privately, will succeed Cathal Goan as the head of the national broadcaster.

# media - Friday 5 November, 2010

BBC faces blackout as journalists strike
# BBC
# BBC

BBC faces blackout as journalists strike

Nov 5th 2010, 8:11 AM 240 Views 0 Comments

The BBC’s director general makes an 11th hour appeal – but the two day strike looks set to go ahead regardless.

# media - Tuesday 2 November, 2010

Times reveals readership numbers behind online paywall
# Paywall
# Paywall

Times reveals readership numbers behind online paywall

Nov 2nd 2010, 2:32 PM 293 Views 0 Comments

The Times and Sunday Times give the first indication of how many people have subscribed to the online editions.

# media - Wednesday 27 October, 2010

Blasphemy law pushes Ireland from first to tenth in press index
# Media
# Media

Blasphemy law pushes Ireland from first to tenth in press index

Oct 27th 2010, 9:08 AM 468 Views 0 Comments

The 2010 Reporters Without Borders Press Freedom Index sees several EU countries fall, including Ireland.

# media - Saturday 23 October, 2010

Irish Times loses €27.9m after ad revenue crumbles
# The Irish Times
# The Irish Times

Irish Times loses €27.9m after ad revenue crumbles

Oct 23rd 2010, 2:20 PM 956 Views 4 Comments

Irish Times Ltd saw a loss of €27.9m in 2009, as turnover fell – but the loss is still less than that of 2008.

# media - Friday 22 October, 2010

Sign of the Times: NYT has twice as many Twitter followers as print subscribers
# Newspaper Industry
# Newspaper Industry

Sign of the Times: NYT has twice as many Twitter followers as print subscribers

Oct 22nd 2010, 10:41 AM 217 Views 0 Comments

Like many newspaper, the NYT has a great online brand – if only it could do something about that unwieldy print business.

# media - Wednesday 29 September, 2010

Paddy Power appeal for campaign to save ad hoardings
# Ryder Cup
# Ryder Cup

Paddy Power appeal for campaign to save ad hoardings

Sep 29th 2010, 2:51 PM 622 Views 0 Comments

The bookie placed a ‘Hollywood’-style boarding within view of a tee box – and is annoyed it’s being torn down.

# media - Tuesday 28 September, 2010

AOL confirms acquisition of Techcrunch
# TechCrunch
# TechCrunch

AOL confirms acquisition of Techcrunch

Sep 28th 2010, 6:52 PM 100 Views 0 Comments

AOL considering takeover bid for TechCrunch
# TechCrunch
# TechCrunch

AOL considering takeover bid for TechCrunch

Sep 28th 2010, 4:18 PM 240 Views 0 Comments

The internet conglomerate is reported to be in discussions to acquire the high-profile technology news blog.

# media - Friday 17 September, 2010

UK regulator upholds Balding sexuality slur complaint
# BBC
From The Daily Edge
# BBC

UK regulator upholds Balding sexuality slur complaint

Sep 17th 2010, 11:17 AM 490 Views 0 Comments

The BBC Sport presenter has been referred to as a ‘dyke on a bike’ by AA Gill in a Sunday Times review.

# media - Thursday 16 September, 2010

'Daybreak' loses a fifth of its viewers in a week
# Televison
# Televison

'Daybreak' loses a fifth of its viewers in a week

Sep 16th 2010, 9:13 PM 479 Views 0 Comments

Viewer figures dip drastically within days for ITV1′s new breakfast show.

Open source alternative to Facebook releases source code
# Diaspora
# Diaspora

Open source alternative to Facebook releases source code

Sep 16th 2010, 4:16 PM 490 Views 0 Comments

‘Diaspora’, a social network which aims to transparently guard users’ privacy in a way Facebook doesn’t, unveils itself.

No decision on proposed News Corp takeover of BSkyB
# BSKYB
# BSKYB

No decision on proposed News Corp takeover of BSkyB

Sep 16th 2010, 3:10 PM 218 Views 0 Comments

The British government has yet to make a decision on whether to allow the full takeover amid monopoly concerns.

BBC concedes defeat over Fergie boycott
# Alex Ferguson
From The42
# Alex Ferguson

BBC concedes defeat over Fergie boycott

Sep 16th 2010, 9:48 AM 352 Views 0 Comments

The controller of Radio 5 Live says there’s little the BBC can do to make Alex Ferguson take part in post-match interviews.

# media - Wednesday 15 September, 2010

Israel pays Twitter user six-figure sum for his name
# Twitter
# Twitter

Israel pays Twitter user six-figure sum for his name

Sep 15th 2010, 5:05 PM 415 Views 0 Comments

Spaniard Israel Meléndez has sold his @Israel username to the Jewish state for an eye-watering “five zero” sum.

# media - Sunday 12 September, 2010

Ryan's free-to-air rugby plan faces new criticism
# Heineken Cup
# Heineken Cup

Ryan's free-to-air rugby plan faces new criticism

Sep 12th 2010, 4:02 PM 326 Views 0 Comments

Eamon Ryan’s proposal that Heineken Cup games be free-to-air is criticised by the former chair of the Competition Authority.

Ivan Yates 'would like' to succeed Browne on TV3
# TV3
From The Daily Edge
# TV3

Ivan Yates 'would like' to succeed Browne on TV3

Sep 12th 2010, 3:32 PM 948 Views 1 Comment

Ivan would be keen to continue substituting for Vincent Browne – though other presenters got higher ratings.

# media - Tuesday 7 September, 2010

The internet asks: why no coverage of the bond crisis?
# Irish Economy
# Irish Economy

The internet asks: why no coverage of the bond crisis?

Sep 7th 2010, 2:41 PM 783 Views 1 Comment

The cost of borrowing balloons as the world fears Ireland could be the next country to fold. But why so little coverage?