For advertisers, time is money in a quite fundamental way. Brands buy time from broadcast and online media owners, and they do so in standardised chunks

The concept of finite time is something with which we all must grapple in life, whether you’re stuck in a sealed editing suite whittling down the worl(...)

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(...)

Alan Cox, chief executive of Core Media Group. Photograph: Conor McCabe.

Core Media Group, the largest media-buying agency in the Irish advertising market, has been appointed to run the ZenithOptimedia franchise in Ireland,(...)

Advertising ’has a critical role in underpinning the media sector in Ireland,’ Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte said.Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / The Irish Times

Every €1 spend on advertising generates on average €5.7 for the Irish economy, a new report has found that. Advertising makes up almost two fifths (38(...)

Broadcaster Pat Kenny: He spanned both entertainment and current affairs, though he was  more suited to the latter

Pat Kenny was, for many years, the perfect man for RTÉ and theirs was a 41-year-marriage with more ups than downs. He spanned both entertainmen(...)