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Class Action: Anti-tabloid bias in Irish radio

An edited version of this article appeared in Village magazine, December 2015 edition Irish news radio programming shows a strong anti-tabloid bias in selecting contributors, according to an examination of survey data from the three main broadcasters earlier this year. … Continue reading

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Times v Times: Battle of the Apps

An edited version of this article appeared in Village magazine, September 2015 edition UX. It’s not the name of a planet in a sci-fi summer spectacular, but an abbreviation for the rather mundane concept of “user experience”. For internet companies, … Continue reading

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A little misleading: How newspapers confound sales and readership

An edited version of this article appeared in Village magazine, September 2015 edition One statistic shows the problem with the readership statistics collected by Newsbrands Ireland (formerly National Newspapers of Ireland) in the most recent survey of Irish newspaper readers. … Continue reading

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Ireland’s online media market: Sophisticated but will not pay

An edited version of this article appeared in Village magazine, July 2015 edition The Reuters Institute Digital News Report 2015 for Ireland gives an effective overview of who learns what where for the country, or at least who the major … Continue reading

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DABbling unpaid: RTÉ’s digital labour problem

An edited version of this article appears in Village magazine, June 2015 edition Trade unions within RTE are planning to challenge the broadcaster’s practice of using unpaid labour to keep its digital audio broadcasting (DAB) digital channels in operation, it … Continue reading

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The Editors’ Account: Unthinking self-apologists

An edited version of this article appeared in Village magazine, April 2015 edition If one thing was apparent from the parade of senior newspaper executives and editors before the Oireachtas banking inquiry and the subsequent opinion pieces, it is that … Continue reading

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