Tag: radio

  • Murdoch on the radio

    An edited version of this article appeared in Village magazine, July 2016 edition Rupert Murdoch’s proposed move to buy up the Wireless Group (formerly UTV’s non-television assets) as June drew to a close has livened up the Irish radio market with the introduction of a sharp new player. With a cash offer of 315p per […]

  • Radio is for old people

    Radio is for old people

    An edited version of this article appeared in Village magazine, May 2015 edition The internet is coming, and it’s eating radio audiences. Newspapers have grown used to the idea that they face an existential threat from the digital world – even if they haven’t quite figured out what to do about it – but for […]

  • MoJo on the go

    MoJo on the go

    An edited version of this article appeared in Village magazine, April 2015 edition Gerard Cunningham reflects on the hype at the MoJo Convention – the world’s first – held in Dublin at the end of March. At one point during his workshop at MoJoCon, the mobile journalism conference organised by RTÉ in late March, BBC […]

  • Snouts at the trough

    An edited version of this article appeared in Village magazine, August-September 2013 edition As communications minister Pat Rabbitte confirms moves to replace the television licence fee with a “public broadcasting charge” by January 2015, Gerard Cunningham looks at what some other players in the Irish media market make of the new charge, first mooted by […]