Archive for May, 2010



Fashion And The Copy Culture

Johanna Blakley gave an interesting talk at TEDxUSC 2010, where she discussed what all creative industries can learn from fashion’s free culture (spotted via Boing Boing)

Media News

OpenFM has secured a temporary licence in the Dublin area from 13 June on 89.9FM for 30 days. The aim of OpenFM is to promote mental health, foster a greater understanding and sense of the LGBT Community and as a space for exploring existing and emerging issues, within the context of quality music and broadcasting. [...]

Media News

Eoin Murphy has moved from the Irish Daily Star on Sunday to the Irish News of the World as chief showbiz correspondent. Catherine O’Mahony analyses the latest radio listenership figures in the Sunday Business Post. George Lee has returned to work at RTÉ and has begun work on the development of “a new cross-media initiative.” [...]

Ray Nolan, one of Ireland’s most successful Irish entrepreneurs, spoke at an IIEA event recently on the challenges facing indigenous Irish companies. It’s well worth a watch. Ray will also be speaking at the upcoming Dublin Web Summit. Credit to the IIEA for putting on another great event, be sure to subscribe to their YouTube [...]

We’re recruiting an account manager for our corporate team. If you are interested in discussing the position, please email me on piaras.kelly@edelman.com for further information.

In case you missed it, classic clip from Sky News (via Deaglan de Breadun)

The Science Gallery at Trinity College Dublin is hosting a very interesting event from a media perspective on Thursday 27 May between 6:30 – 8:00pm. Read more below and on the Science Gallery website. Libel laws are having a chilling effect both on scientific research and journalistic freedom in the UK and Ireland as current [...]

Media Moves

The ‘Your Money’ personal finance section in the Irish Independent has moved from Tuesday to Thursday. Billy Huggard is now the editor of Irish Computer, with Cliff Hutton taking up the role as Production Manager at Mediateam. Fionnuala Carolan has replaced Caroline Byrne as the new editor of ShelfLife.

The Guardian has a good article on the Irish Music Rights Organisation’s moves to charge prominent Irish music bloggers with an annual license fee. Stuart Bruce writes about the UK Labour party’s iPhone app for the general election. It’s a very practical tool which illustrates how digital can really work as a communications platform without [...]




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