Did you miss these top stories from the week? Check out MediaContact.ie’s media essentials for all you need to know about media, tech and more. Tubridy says Ethiopia visit ‘life transforming’ RTÉ’s media maven, Ryan Tubridy is set to travel to Ethiopia next month with charitable organization GOAL. He made the announcement this morning on
What we learned about Twitter and Facebook’s role in news
Pew Research centre revealed a study yesterday detailing ‘the evolving role of news on Twitter and Facebook.’ This study explained why there is a rise of current users encountering, and searching for news on social media. The research shows a clear rise in users getting news from the social media websites from the years 2013 to
Groundbreaking new stylus device is set to make waves, as it’s official Kickstarter launch date draws closer. The apple device compatible stylus which was developed here in Ireland by designer David Craig in Dublin Design Studio, will seek to change the way people interact with their smart devices by responding to the consumers every touch.
The media is a tough nut to crack nowadays with so many news and media outlets popping up. Countless new media apps are making the game easier for journalists, but also making it increasingly difficult to find a niche. We take a look at three Irish people achieving success in their respective media fields over seas.
BBC mini computer set to digitize a new generation
The BBC has revealed the final design of its single board computing digital device today. The device known as the Micro: bit will be available for every UK secondary school child as of this September as part of the BBC’s ‘Make it Digital’ flagship programme. The groundbreaking initiative is set to not only inspire digital
Last season’s Media HQ Podcast featuring the Irish edition of the Times’ newly appointed editor Richard Oakley, focused on whether people would be interested in buying digital media. The Irish edition of the Times have become Ireland’s first 7-day digital newspaper. That being said how did the media organisation manage to monetize their digital products?