BBC announces 1,000 job cuts

02.07.15

The BBC has announced that it will cut 1,000 jobs because of a £150m budget gap. The broadcasting corporation has suffered a deficit in its licence fee income because of an unexpected increase in people not watching live television.

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The Team behind the documentary: Páidí Ó Sé

01.07.15

Last nights moving documentary about the late Páidí O’Sé followed the life and times of Kerry football legend and winner of eight all Ireland titles. The 57 year-old who passed away tragically in 2012 following a suspected heart attack, will always be remembered for his contributions to Irish sport. Páidí O’Sé: A Legacy documentary examines the […]

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Facebook to open its first African office

01.07.15

Facebook will be opening its first African office in Johannesburg, South Africa next month. The social media giant hopes to ‘to help people and businesses  connect’ all over the continent of Africa.

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Beat 102 103 celebrates its 12th birthday today

01.07.15

South East regional radio station Beat 102 103 has turned 12 years old today, broadcasting form their purpose built studios on the outskirts of Waterford city.

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TV3 announce new Saturday & Sunday AM shows

30.06.15

TV3 have been releasing cryptic tweets all week with the #SaturdayAM. It has now been revealed that the Irish broadcasting heavyweight will be adding two new weekend am shows to the TV schedule, #SaturdayAM and #SundayAM. The programmes are expected to be broadcast from 9am-12pm every weekend.

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What Periscope can teach media pros about audience interaction

30.06.15

Periscope mobile broadcasting app is a live video streaming app developed for both iOS and Android platforms. It was sold in March 2015 to social media giant Twitter for an excess of $100 million shortly after rival app Meerkat was released. Periscope can be a creative outlet for the streamer and also a source of […]

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Featured Journalist: Aisling McDermott

29.06.15

This week’s featured journalist is beauty columnist and established author, Aisling McDermott. In 2006, the talented writer co founded what has become Ireland’s premier beauty and lifestyle website.

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U.S company pulls rug out from under RTÉ

29.06.15

The owner of US company Eurosport has reportedly forked out over €1.3bn for broadcasting privileges of the Summer Olympic Games from 2018-2024 and the winter Olympics 2018-2022.

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Tommy’s comedy candor

29.06.15

RTÉ 2FM’s newest compadre and radio host is none other than comedy magnate Tommy Tiernan.

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