You have to admire newspaper journalists & radio presenters. Their multi-tasking skills are second to none as their job description continues to evolve to multi-platform journalism. It’s expected of the likes of Fionnan Sheahan of the Independent Group to appear on Prime Time, be at the gates of Leinster House as a scandal breaks and look...
When eReaders came on the scene the consensus was that the days were numbered for physical book sales, the sheer ease of access through a Kindle coupled with much more affordable pricing made it hard to argue with this logic.
As the media industry begins to slow down for the Christmas break, it is with a heavy heart we learn the sad news that the Metro herald is to close its doors this Friday. There is a certain poignant irony that the majority of Dublin readers learned this news from the paper itself, while on their morning commute.
For the fourth year in a row Mindshare has retained its position as the largest agency investor in press (both newspaper and digital) advertising. According to the National Newspaper of Ireland (NNI), investment into press advertising totaled €155 million in 2013, of which €94 million came from advertising agencies.
Associated News have launched Evoke.ie. A showbiz, fashion, food and beauty site, the content draws on the expertise of journalists within the publishing house, providing constant updates 100% relevant to the Irish consumer.
The first released SIMI figures are very promising and are showing a 30%+ lift in car sales compared to last January. This will be the first time since 2010 we have seen significant positive growth in the car market.
You may have noticed your daily Metro Herald is a little more festive this morning – a glossy wrap for M&S was made even better by adding some sparkle!