- Media

The decline continues but print has a future

As someone who is passionate about media and someone who enjoys newspapers, it is never nice to read about the continued downward trend in newspaper circulation. I grew up in a house where the daily broadsheet was a staple and the evening paper eagerly awaited. Sundays saw the house full of papers and a battle…

- All / Corporate / Fashion

App of the Week – Climatology

As I’m sure everyone has noticed, it’s been a very warm month. But just in case you haven’t, and you’ve been too busy with your head buried in your phone to notice how hot it’s been, there’s a new app to fill you in. This week’s App of the Week, the aptly named Climatology, is…

- All / Corporate

World Cup Sponsorship is Chicken and Egg

It is the world’s biggest sporting event and the biggest show in town when it comes to sports marketing and sponsorship. Top tier partners such as Adidas, Coca-Cola, Hyundai, Sony, VISA and Emirates fork out in the region of €80 million each for the privilege over the four year World Cup cycle. They are joined…

- All

App of the Week – SwiftKey

The subject of this week’s App of the Week post is SwiftKey. For anyone unaware, SwiftKey is a keyboard app for Android devices and an excellent addition to any smartphone. Having only recently been released as a free version for Android smartphones and tablets, SwiftKey has been making typing on your smartphone easier for people…

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App of the Week – Relay

As anyone who reads the App of the Week reviews on the Irish Media Watch blog with any degree of regularity will be well aware of, mobile messaging apps are pretty big at the moment. In fact, they’re more than pretty big, they’re huge! Cast your mind back a few months, back to mid-February when…

- All / Sport

The Bad F-word

The audible gasp from Bill O’Herlihy told the tale. Eamon shouldn’t be saying something like that and Billo knew it! RTÉ’s controversial soccer pundit had used the F-word on live television during the broadcast of Brazil’s nil all draw with Mexico. “The bad f-word”, as Mrs. Doyle would say, “worse than feck; you know the…