Alan Cox: believes marketers missed an opportunity to innovate when they really should have been innovating – during the recession

The marketing industry is “slow-moving”, “conservative” and too hesitant to take risks, says Alan Cox, chief executive of Core Media, the largest medi(...)

More than 500 people responded to Today FM’s “Wanted: The new voice of a nation” advertisement, which it ran in newspapers in December shortly after R(...)

Julianne Moore, who is expected to win the Oscar for Best Actress this weekend for her role in ‘Still Alice’. Photograph: Reuters/Suzanne Plunkett

Sky Movies is rolling out the red carpet once more this weekend as the UK and Ireland rights holder to live coverage of the Academy Awards ceremony, b(...)

‘Irish Times’ editor Kevin O’Sullivan with deputy news editor Eithne Donnellan in the newsroom. “We believe loyal readers will be happy to pay for full access. At the same time, we will continue to offer a large amount of free content,” O’Sullivan said. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Irish Times is introducing subscription packages for its digital content from Monday, February 23rd. It will become the first national daily ne(...)

Video upload service Youtube celebrates its tenth anniversary today. File photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Valentine’s Day, ten whole meme-littered years ago. Can you remember what you were doing? Chad Hurley, Steve Chen and Jawed Karim do. They were invent(...)

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Alan Cox of Core Media: “Eventually, somebody, somewhere will disrupt this model and reinvent it, but the radio industry is poor at innovation – real innovation – that challenges the norms.”

Irish radio “has become safe and generic” and “needs to be rebooted”, according to Core Media, the largest buyer of advertising in Ireland. “Mu(...)

 The Rovers Return pub in Coronation Street, the most-watched programme on UTV Ireland.

An episode of Coronation Street in which the inhabitants of Weatherfield cope with the aftermath of a mini-bus crash was the most-watched programme on(...)

HSBC:  more of a painful than a pleasurable week for the bank.  Photographs: REUTERS/

A picture of a skyscraper-heeled stiletto with the word “pleasure” typed over it, next to an image of a red chili pepper branded with the word “pain”.(...)

A Netflix Originals advertisement for ‘Better Call Saul’ in Dublin.

Clear your busy work-life-family schedules – or, alternatively, swear off television forever. It’s gearing up to be a release- packed spring for Netfl(...)