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4 things to watch out for in tonight’s #GE16 4-way

By MediaHQ Team

MediaHQ.com is buzzing with excitement for tonight’s leaders debate on TV3, the first live debate for #ge16.   Co-produced by Newstalk and TV3, the debate will be broadcast on television and radio from 9pm tonight. Here are four things to watch out for when the party leaders take to the podium. 1.Candidates are not the […]

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Who moved the dial? Newstalk v RTE

By Muireann Beasley

With the JNLR reports finally out, we have gone radio mad over here at MediaHQ.com. We’re looking at who moved the dial in the newest report, Newstalk or RTE?   RTE seem to have been dominant in the ring this year with listenership figures up almost across the board. Radio 1’s figures saw an increase […]

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pr lessons, Irish Blood, pr crisis

3 PR lessons from Irish Blood

By Conor McMahon

Last weekend, the Irish Blood Transfusion Service (IBTS) confirmed that it is to contact around 90,000 regular blood donors and advise them to visit their doctor if they experience symptoms of anaemia. This is following last November’s revelation that equipment used over an 18-month period, from July 2014 to November 2015, was faulty.

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Media on the move: Olivia McMahon

By Muireann Beasley

Here at MediaHQ.com we like to keep you up to date with all those movers in the media business. This week we’re looking at journalist Olivia McMahon, who has recently moved from her position as beauty editor at the Irish Daily Star to deputy features editor at the Irish Daily Mail Dublin born and raised, […]

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5 blogs to make you a PR Pro

By Muireann Beasley

The blogging trend is continuing to gain momentum and new blogs are appearing everyday. Here at MediaHQ.com, we have sifted through the good, the bad and the ugly, so you don’t have to. Here’s our top five PR blogs. 1.Cision. This is a newsletter style blog. It’s well organised and easy to get around. This […]

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