Tag: smartphone

  • Newspapers try some dynamism

    The latest national newspapers Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC) report for Irish newspapers bring more bad news for the industry, with a drop in total sales of over eight percent – over 90,000 copies – in the twelve months to the end of June 2017. At the top end of the market, the Sunday Independent […]

  • TXFM a straw in the wind

    An edited version of this article appeared in Village magazine, April 2016 edition Barely noticed, with the exception of a few articles recalling its early days as pirate station Phantom, alternative music station TXFM announced at the end of March that it will shut down before year’s end. Unfortunately, despite a recent rebranding TXFM was […]

  • 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 […]