TV3’s Colette Fitzpatrick (right) with students on the ‘Debate Week’ set at the National Film School in the Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art Design and Technology (IADT)

Religion is a power for good in the world. All drugs should be legalised. Men can’t be feminists. And it’s not possible to have a world-class educatio(...)

Ronan O’Loughlin, commercial director of Digitize. Photograph: Jason Clarke

Anyone in doubt about Spotify’s power to colonise listening habits should take stock of this statistic: in December, the music streaming service had(...)

 Sandra McKenna and Cormac McKenna, husband-and-wife co-founders of Sheology  Digital. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

Other online publishers “talk of female bias”, but Sheology Digital, the company behind MummyPages.ie, MagicMum.com and Shemazing.net, claims it is “a(...)

The ‘Game of Thrones’ logo is projected on to the Guildhall in London. The fifth season will premiere at the Tower of London next month. Photograph: Ian West / PA

Good news for the largely Belfast-based HBO production Game of Thrones as its impressively gory fourth series has become the fastest-selling DVD in th(...)

Liam Kavanagh, managing director of The Irish Times Ltd, with members of the digital subscriptions team Eddie O’Grady, Sarah Greene, Cathal Stack and Carol Sweeney at the digital subscriptions launch. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

On Monday, The Irish Times will launch new digital subscription packages, and Liam Kavanagh, managing director of The Irish Times Ltd, believes the ti(...)

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(...)

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(...)

The late football manager Brian Clough pictured in 1980, the year in which Nottingham Forest, his club, won its second consecutive European Cup. Photograph: Allsport UK

Industry get-togethers are often at risk of giving off an air of back-slapping, but the editor of the Connacht Tribune was more than alert to the dang(...)