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In numbers: Workplace wellbeing 47 Percentage of Irish employers “providing facilities to promote physical activity or healthy diets” among their work(...)

Irish advertisers are spending more on mobile ads as part of their marketing strategies, according to IAB Ireland. Photograph: Tomohiro Ohsumi / Bloomberg

Spending on mobile ads now accounts for €1 in every €3 spent on digital advertising, according to new figures from industry group IAB Ireland and PwC.(...)

Katharine Viner, who will replace Alan Rusbridger this summer, looks set to continue softening of distinction between news and features. Photograph: EPA/Guardian News & Media

Katharine Viner will this summer become the first woman to run the Guardian newspaper in its 194-year history, but her gender, while important, is not(...)

The Sun’s front page splash last Monday encouraging punters to sign up for One Big Switch.

Few partnerships between media organisations and commercial companies result in front page splashes, but One Big Switch managed that on Monday with co(...)

Jill Downey, managing partner, and Jamie Macken, partner, of Core Media’s new sponsorship agency, Livewire.

Relationships between sponsors and rights holders are a lot like relationships outside business – subject to stresses and fractures if they’re not nur(...)

Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer: the tech giant’s strategy has been to seek to boost advertising dollars by generating content. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Enda Kenny’s ribbon-cutting at Yahoo’s new offices in the Dublin docklands yesterday will add three floors and more than 7,200sq m to Yahoo’s operatio(...)

Backwards EPG  allows viewers to scroll back through their electronic programme guides (EPGs), usually for up to a week, and watch some or all of the programmes listed

Here’s something that’s existed for quite a few years now but might finally reach the Irish television market this year: a “backwards EPG”.The functio(...)

Maximum Media founder and chief executive Niall McGarry says he never makes a business plan for the digital publisher that extends much beyond eight-10 months.

The words “media” and “fast-evolving world of” often appear in the same sentence but what does this mean in practice? Niall McGarry, the Maximum Media(...)

Maximum Media chief executive Niall McGarry. The digital publisher has expanded into the British market with the launch of JOE.co.uk

Maximum Media, the Dublin- based digital publisher behind the lifestyle sites joe.ie and her.ie, has launched a new website targeting young men in Br(...)

A police officer stops a ‘Blockupy’ anti-capitalist protester near the European Central Bank  building in Frankfurt on Wednesday: Photograph: Michael Dalder/Reuters
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‘Blockupy’ the ECB Capitalism was quite literally on the defensive again this week, with German police clashing with protesters targeting the o(...)