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Special Tribute to Bill O’Herlihy on the last Late Late Show

May 29th, 2015 Posted in Broadcasting, Mediaflash Edition, RTE, Sport, TV No Comments

Bill OHerlihyThe last Late Late Show of the season takes places tonight on RTÉ One at the usual time of 21.35. Ryan Tubridy will host a variety of guests along with a special tribute to Bill O’Herlihy, who passed away unexpectedly earlier this week.

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RTÉ Announce New Show to Rival TV3’s Xpose

May 29th, 2015 Posted in Broadcasting, entertainment, Mediaflash Edition, RTE, TV, TV3 No Comments

twitterlogo_400x400The Daily Mail have reported that RTÉ 2 will have a new fashion and entertainment show titled Bounce, similar to the likes of TV3’s Xpose.
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Dublin Based Social Media Company Receives €1.5m Funding

May 28th, 2015 Posted in Content, Dublin, Internet, Ireland, Mediaflash Edition, New York No Comments

c5cc1faee8dda9002c278787f3efb358_400x400The Dublin and New York based company ‘NewsWhip‘ has been used by Buzzfeed, Associated Press, Bloomberg, and the Daily Mail. NewsWhip track content that has been posted on social media, allowing media companies such as Buzzfeed to find it just before it becomes viral.
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Buzzfeed Announces New Business Plans

May 28th, 2015 Posted in Conferences, entertainment, Media, Mediaflash Edition, Social Media, Social Network, Social Platforms, Viral No Comments

buzzfeed-logoThe popular new-media website has announced that it will seek an initial public offering (IPO). Last August the website was valued at $850 million.
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MediaHQ Podcast Episode 11: When to quit your journalism job

May 28th, 2015 Posted in Jay Rosen, Journalism, Mediaflash, MediaHQ, New York, Podcast, Podcasts No Comments


In episode 11 of our Mediaflash podcast Jack Murray talks to New York University Professor of Journalism, Jay Rosen.

We hear about:

* Knowing when it’s time to quit your journalism job.

* The business model in journalism – if you don’t understand it or are refusing to, then perhaps it’s time to pack it in.

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Media on the Move: Carl Kinsman & Olga Kaye

May 28th, 2015 Posted in Broadcasting, Mediaflash Edition, Radio No Comments

6carlCarl Kinsman, a presenter for Cool fm and Downtown Radio, has moved after 20 years at the stations to the ever-growing Radio Q Network. Carl will be based in Belfast as the ‘Group Head of Station Sound’.
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RTÉ Broadcast Live From Bloom

May 28th, 2015 Posted in Broadcasting, Mediaflash Edition, Radio, RTE, TV No Comments

BloomUnable to make it to Bloom this year? Fear not as you can tune in live to the garden festival across a variety of stations on both RTÉ radio and TV. RTÉ will have their own mobile studio set up at the event with a designated live performance area.

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Times Newspaper Ltd. and Irish Times Ltd. caught up in ‘confusing’ name war

May 27th, 2015 Posted in Content, Irish Journalists, Irish Times, Journalism, Mediaflash Edition, Newspapers, Online No Comments

the timesIt’s all in a name…”The Times Ireland” gets a new title following a dispute between UK publisher Times Newspaper Ltd. and The Irish Times Ltd. The UK publisher has ensured it will not use the title “The Times Ireland” for their new online newspaper when it is rolled out to an Irish audience in the coming months.

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98FM’s #BestofDublin -Twitter Reacts

May 27th, 2015 Posted in Awards, Dublin, entertainment, Events, Ireland, Mediaflash Edition, Radio No Comments

22844_54_pages_06_6191_588x448Tonight at 7pm in Tallaght Theatre 98FM’s #Bestof Dublin awards take place for the second year running following it’s birth last year.

Voting had reached well over 300,000 before polls closed on Friday 18th May. For those of you who have never heard about this event, it is and does exactly what it says on the tin,- an event which recognises the best of what Dublin has to offer by letting the people decide. It gives us the opportunity to give recognition to the people in our city that make our lives here all the more pleasant. From buskers on Grafton Street to our local coffee shop who deal with our sleepy selves first thing in the morning, the awards are about giving recognition to the people that make this city what it is in our ordinary lives.

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Tubridy Teams Up with Failte Ireland

May 27th, 2015 Posted in 2fm, Broadcasting, Failte Ireland, Mediaflash Edition, RTE No Comments

waw_hot_to_follow_bgFáilte Ireland have added a new part to their Wild Atlantic Way campaign. RTÉ 2fm’s most popular broadcaster, Ryan Tubridy, will be helping out with the campaign.

On June 10th 2015 Tubridy will be hosting one of a number of outdoor broadcasts. The show will be broadcasted from The Square, Dunfanaghy. The series of outdoor broadcasts will have Ryan Tubridy focusing on the tourism route along the west coast.
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