Tag: Irish Times

  • Election Times

    An edited version of this article appeared in Village magazine, March 2016 edition The story of an election is much more than a few headlines, but the Irish Times front pages, absent of the kind of blatantly partisan positioning seen in its Talbot Street rival, provide in hindsight a neat narrative of the campaign, with […]

  • Ad Blocking: The next threat to Irish newspapers

    An edited version of this article appeared in Village magazine, December 2015 edition A few years ago, as print media watched their subscription and circulation plummet, digital advocates were fond of reciting Clay Shirky’s adage that “no medium can survive the indifference of 25 year olds.” The advocates had a simple solution. Readers didn’t care […]

  • 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, UX is an integral part of the product. Done well, it’s invisible. The interplay of […]