How to get the most out of the longest day


Today, marks the first day of summer with 16 hours and 38 minutes of daylight. Pagans have celebrated summer solstice, the longest day of the year, for thousands of years. At MediaHQ, our main goal is to help you make the news. In order to do this, we take the grunt work out of media […]

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Monday’s MediaIQ: How to draft a press release directly from the News Diary


Welcome to the start of a new weekly series here at MediaHQ: MediaIQ (get it?). Each week we’ll be bringing you a new helpful tutorial fresh from the MediaHQ research team to help you become a pro on our platform. This week we’re having a quick look at drafting press releases directly from our News […]

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MediaHQ after GDPR and what you can expect


GDPR is a few days away from coming into effect and in a lot of offices full-on panic has set in with decades-old address books being shredded at a rapid pace. Here at MediaHQ, we’ve been preparing for the incoming data protection storm and we are ready to launch our new features to ensure that […]

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2017 media

How has the Irish media changed in 2017?


With technology and digital publications constantly altering the Irish media landscape as we know it, we decided to take a look at the 2017 media changes and trends that have taken place so far in the industry this year. 2017 has been a turbulent year for media across the world. The spread of “fake news” on […]

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Newstalk is shaking things up for September


Changes all round for Newstalk as it revealed its autumn schedule this morning and welcomed four new full time presenters. TV3’s Colette Fitzpatrick, INM’s Paul Williams, Rugby Star Alan Quinlan and Sarah McInerney, Political Correspondent with the Sunday Times all join the Newstalk team. Newstalk’s political Editor Shane Coleman will be joined by Colette Fitzpatrick, Paul […]

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Media on the move – a bumper crop


The Irish media is ever changing, with budding journalists entering the game, some climbing their way up the editorial ladder and others jumping ship and hanging up their press passes. This past week was no exception and the research team have been on the ball. Alan Cantwell tweeted on Thursday night that we will […]

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World Health Day – 3 key health correspondents


This year’s World Health Day is dedicated to raising awareness and halting the spread of diabetes. The World Health Organisation, who have just released a Global Report on Diabetes explaining how to scale up the prevention and treatment of the disease, have been using ‘superhero-esque’ campaign visuals to raise awareness.

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Media on the Move: Round Up


On Friday, RTÉ announced a new Director General – Noel Curran’s successor will be Dee Forbes, a Cork native who for the past six years has been President and Managing Director of Discovery Networks Northern Europe.

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DAA, Dublin Airport

PR spotlight-daa


Media HQ’s press release distribution hub and well-rounded, target media list system makes the perfect addition to any company’s PR strategy (Basically we do the ‘boring work’ so you don’t have to!). Since 2009, we’ve helped share more than 114,038 press releases, one of those being daa’s announcement of a new €320 million runway. 

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