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    Sunday 22nd March

    And waking the dead: we look at the dying art of the obituary

    How do you compose an article that's touching, conscious of the concerns family and friends, but also entertaining and accurate? Reporter Julien Clancy has been finding out.

    The new iron curtain: what the Russian media is hiding from its citizens

    What role does that media play in shaping how Russians see both the world and their own country? To discuss we speak to Chris Weafer, a founding partner of Moscow-based consulting firm Macro Advisory who has been working in Russia for almost two decades and Elizaveta Donnery of Donnery and Co Solicitors a Russian now living and working in Ireland.

    Apple Inc's core : is it a place that the media has any hope of reaching

    Apple launches tend to be big news, in particular of course for technology journalists. But what's it like to be at one of these events? We asked Elaine Burke from Silicon Republic to dish the dirt.

    Banking inquiry: was Irish journalism asleep at the wheel during the Celtic Tiger

    Harry Browne, lecturer in journalism at the school of media in the Dublin Institute of Technology joins us alongside Richard Curran, presenter of The Business on RTE Radio 1, and previously editor of the Irish Independent's business section and deputy editor at the Sunday Business Post to discuss.

    Sunday 15th March

    Radio Essay for Tony Fenton

    Aidan Leonard recalls life as a disc jockey in the 1980's in Ireland and pays tribute to the late Tony Fenton.

    International journalists in Ireland

    Reporter Liam Geraghty meets international journalists living and working in Ireland and gets their view.

    When is talent more hassle than it's worth?

    Conor chats with Joanne Byrne of Presence PR and Irene McCormick, Media Lecturer about entertainment and media management.

    Independent Man - An interview with Stephen Rea

    Conor Brophy interviews Group Editor in Chief with INM Media, Stephen Rea.

    Sunday 8th March

    Breaking the internet

    This week saw more references to breaking the Internet this time Jackie Chan with a made up word Duang broke the web in China apparently. Poet Colm Keegan has been wondering about the point of it all.

    Child's play - the serious fun of making TV for kids

    We're all aware that the media is in a state of flux - and one of the areas that is undergoing significant change is children's television. These days our media savvy more discerning kids are demanding something very different as we've been finding out.

    India's daughter - the documentary the Indian government has banned

    India's Daughter, made by Leslee Unwin tells the story of the horrific gang rape and murder of 23 year-old medical student Jyoti Singh in New Delhi in 2012. The film includes interviews with one of the men sentenced to death for the brutal killing and with Jyoti Singh's parents. The Indian government, however, obtained an injunction to prevent the film being shown in India. To dicuss the documentary and the ongoing fallout we're joined by Shalini Sinha a former journalist and now business coach,

    Minister Brendan Howlin says the media's not doing a good job - we test his claims

    'I don't think it is doing a particularly good job at the moment and no doubt I will be attacked for saying so'. That's the conclusion the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform came to in a recent article on how politics are covered across the Irish media. We are joined by Minister Brendan Howlin and journalist Michael Clifford to discuss.

    Saturday 25th May

    Kavaleer Full Podcast

    Inside animation house Kavaleer to find out why its boom time for animation in Ireland.

    Clare Duignan Full Podcast

    Clare Duignan on why she's leaving RTE.

    The Media Show Full Programme

    Clare Duignan on why she's leaving RTE. Presenter Brenda Power hears why the French government is planning to tax smart phones to fund content and we are inside animation house Kavaleer to find out why its boom time for animation in Ireland.

    Saturday 18th May

    Caroline Erskine full podcast

    Caroline Erskine on the campaign to get more women's voices on air

    Noel Curran full podcast

    With a major study on RTE's use of public funding due shortly RTE's Director General Noel Curran talks about the challenges facing RTE and the radical options it faces in funding its public service remit

    The Media Show full Podcast

    Brenda Power talks to Sunday Independent editor Anne Harris. RTE's Director General Noel Curran talks about the challenges facing RTE in funding its public service. Caroline Erskine on the campaign to get more women's voices on the air.

    Saturday 11th May

    Kevin Bakhurst full podcast

    Brenda Power spoke with Kevin Bakhurst about how RTÉ is coping two years on from the Fr Reynolds case.

    Sheila Ahern full podcast

    Brenda spoke to Sheila Ahern about Mary Raftery's legacy and why we need to resource investigative journalism.

    Radio Na Life full podcast

    Raidió Na Life made history recently when it was named Radio Station of the Year in the prestigious Celtic Media Festival in Swansea. Our reporter Kate Ní Chléirigh paid them a visit to see how the community station operates.

    The Media Show Full Podcast

    In this week's show the legacy of investigative reporter Mary Raftery and one year on RTE's MD News Kevin Bakhurst on rebuilding public trust post the the BAI Fr Reynolds report into Primetime Investigates. Also in the programme why Fleet Street is rejecting the British Government's proposed press regulation post the Leveson Inquiry we hear from two press leaders from opposite ends of the newspaper spectrum Maggie Brown of the Guardian and Guto Harri of News International.

    Saturday 4th May

    Bob Collins Full Interview

    Chairman of the BAI Bob Collins talks about the funding review for RTE and the future of broadcasting in Ireland

    Stephen Rae Full Interview

    The Irish Independent's Editor Stephen Rae opts for a paywall

    The Media Show Podcast

    Chairman of the BAI Bob Collins talks about the funding review for RTE and the future of broadcasting in Ireland. And how do we pay for our news? The Irish Independent's Editor Stephen Rae opts for a paywall while Brian Fallon of Journal.ie, says 'free' is best and opts for online adverts as a business model.

    Brian Fallon Full Interview

    Brian Fallon and his brother Eamonn created the property website Daft.ie 15 years ago and from that success have built a digital media network including the online news site thejournal dot ie. In the full interview with Brenda Power Brian Fallon of Journal.ie, says 'free' is best and opts for online adverts as a business model.

    Saturday 27th April

    Inside 4FM Full Podcast

    4FM, one of the newest radio stations, is a multi city music station which came on air in the midst of the recession in 2009 and now has a weekly audience of 160,000. Lisa Essuman from the media show spent a day with 4fm to find out how its surviving.

    Mediawatch Full Podcast

    Sheena Horgan makes the case for media literacy for children.

    Liam Kavanagh Full Podcast

    Brenda Power spoke to Liam Kavanagh MD of the Irish Times about what role he can see for a traditional newspaper like the Times, in the current environment?

    The Media Show 27th April 2013

    Irish Times CEO Liam Kavanagh on Paperless News/Anna Carragher and David Puttnam on new BBC boss, Tony Hall/The Health of the radio market with John Purcell/Gavan Titley on the comeback of 'slow news'

    Saturday 20th April

    Malachy Browne full interview

    Malachy Browne speaks to Brenda about what it was like to be editor of Storyful on the night of the Boston Bombings.

    Young People on TV viewing habits

    Kate Ni Chleirigh has been chatting with some under 25 year olds about their viewing habits

    Laura Slattery full interview

    Laura Slattery from the Irish Times talks about what’s changing for TV

    Lord Puttnam full interview

    Ireland's digital champion Lord Puttnam shares his digital vision for Ireland.

    The Media Show Saturday 20 April 2013

    Ireland's digital champion Lord Puttnam shares his digital vision for Ireland while TV3 boss Jeff Ford talks about taking on the Late Late Show. Presenter Brenda Power hears why the laptop is replacing the telly fo TV viewing and in our mediawatch column Sheena Horgan makes the case for media literacy for children.

    Saturday 13th April

    Morning Ireland Full Podcast

    It’s the most listened to radio programme in Ireland with nearly half a million people tuning in every day and it’s been on air for nearly 30 years so Brenda joined the Morning Ireland team and online editor Lisa Pereira last week

    Minister Pat Rabbitte discusses the New Broadcasting Charge'

    Minister Pat Rabbitte discusses the proposed new broadcasting charge.

    The Media Show 13th April 2013

    Reinventing Public Media - With commercial broadcasters and newspapers all looking for a slice of public funds how can the new broadcasting charge work? Minister Pat Rabbitte joins Brenda in studio this week and other interviewees include solicitor Andrea Martin and John Purcell, Chief Executive of local radio station KCLR and Chairman of the IBI.

    Saturday 6th April

    The Media Show 6th April 2013

    We find out how the New York Times is facing up to the digital challenge.

    Thursday 7th June

    Podcast full interview Muirne Laffan MD RTÉ Digital Episode 8 Saturday 2nd June

    Managing Director of RTE Digital Muirne Laffan discusses the launch of RTE Digital; a new digital offering for users that will also offer a potential new revenue stream for RTE. Managing Director of RTE Digital Muirne Laffan discusses the launch of RTE Digital; a new digital offering for users that will also offer a potential new revenue stream for RTE. Managing Director of RTE Digital Muirne Laffan discusses the launch of RTE Digital; a new digital offering for users that will also offer a potential new revenue stream for RTE. Managing Director of RTE Digital Muirne Laffan discusses the launch of RTE Digital; a new digital offering for users that will also offer a potential new revenue stream for RTE.

    Wednesday 6th June

    Full podcast interview Newstalk Episode 8 Saturday 2nd June

    With a full time staff of just 55, that’s a quarter of the size of RTÉ Radio 1, Newstalk is posing a major challenge to the national broadcaster with a daily audience of 300,000. Our reporter Lisa Essuman spent a morning inside some of the stations more popular shows. With a full time staff of just 55, that’s a quarter of the size of RTÉ Radio 1, Newstalk is posing a major challenge to the national broadcaster with a daily audience of 300,000. Our reporter Lisa Essuman spent a morning inside some of the stations more popular shows. With a full time staff of just 55, that’s a quarter of the size of RTÉ Radio 1, Newstalk is posing a major challenge to the national broadcaster with a daily audience of 300,000. Our reporter Lisa Essuman spent a morning inside some of the stations more popular shows. With a full time staff of just 55, that’s a quarter of the size of RTÉ Radio 1, Newstalk is posing a major challenge to the national broadcaster with a daily audience of 300,000. Our reporter Lisa Essuman spent a morning inside some of the stations more popular shows.

    Full Podcast Interview Dave McRedmond Episode 4

    TV3 CEO David McRedmond calls for RTÉ to lose its commercial revenue and become a wholly public broadcaster while RTÉ says dual funding gives its the power to do things differently. TV3 CEO David McRedmond calls for RTÉ to lose its commercial revenue and become a wholly public broadcaster while RTÉ says dual funding gives its the power to do things differently. TV3 CEO David McRedmond calls for RTÉ to lose its commercial revenue and become a wholly public broadcaster while RTÉ says dual funding gives its the power to do things differently. TV3 CEO David McRedmond calls for RTÉ to lose its commercial revenue and become a wholly public broadcaster while RTÉ says dual funding gives its the power to do things differently.

    Friday 1st June

    The Media Show Episode 8 Saturday 2nd June 2012

    With TV3 about to launch a new drama what is the universal appeal of TV soaps? We're inside Newstalk and getting behind the mike with George Hook and why are over 700 million people in the world watching Ted Talks?. With TV3 about to launch a new drama what is the universal appeal of TV soaps? We're inside Newstalk and getting behind the mike with George Hook and why are over 700 million people in the world watching Ted Talks?. With TV3 about to launch a new drama what is the universal appeal of TV soaps? We're inside Newstalk and getting behind the mike with George Hook and why are over 700 million people in the world watching Ted Talks?. With TV3 about to launch a new drama what is the universal appeal of TV soaps? We're inside Newstalk and getting behind the mike with George Hook and why are over 700 million people in the world watching Ted Talks?.

    Monday 28th May

    Full podcast Late Late Show from Saturday 26th May 2012

    As Irish tv celebrates turning 50, our reporter Paula Cunniffe goes inside the Late Late show. As Irish tv celebrates turning 50, our reporter Paula Cunniffe goes inside the Late Late show.

    Friday 25th May

    The Media Show Episode 7 Saturday 26th May 2012

    Irish tv turning 50 and inside the Late Late show. Media and the law - how can things go wrong and what is at the heart of the concerns of the McAreavey family in the murder trial?. Irish tv turning 50 and inside the Late Late show. Media and the law - how can things go wrong and what is at the heart of the concerns of the McAreavey family in the murder trial?. Irish tv turning 50 and inside the Late Late show. Media and the law - how can things go wrong and what is at the heart of the concerns of the McAreavey family in the murder trial?. Irish tv turning 50 and inside the Late Late show. Media and the law - how can things go wrong and what is at the heart of the concerns of the McAreavey family in the murder trial?.

    Tuesday 22nd May

    Full podcast of Interview with Minister Pat Rabbitte from Saturday 19th May 2012

    Pat Rabbitte TD Minister for Communications, Energy & Natural Resources talks to the Media Show about the BAI report on the Fr. Reynold’s case and media ownership in Ireland. Pat Rabbitte TD Minister for Communications, Energy & Natural Resources talks to the Media Show about the BAI report on the Fr. Reynold’s case and media ownership in Ireland. Pat Rabbitte TD Minister for Communications, Energy & Natural Resources talks to the Media Show about the BAI report on the Fr. Reynold’s case and media ownership in Ireland. Pat Rabbitte TD Minister for Communications, Energy & Natural Resources talks to the Media Show about the BAI report on the Fr. Reynold’s case and media ownership in Ireland.

    Children from St. Enda’s Primary School in Dublin from Saturday 19th May 2012

    Our reporter Lisa Essuman speaks to children in St. Enda’s Primary School in Dublin about the media they use everyday. Our reporter Lisa Essuman speaks to children in St. Enda’s Primary School in Dublin about the media they use everyday. Our reporter Lisa Essuman speaks to children in St. Enda’s Primary School in Dublin about the media they use everyday. Our reporter Lisa Essuman speaks to children in St. Enda’s Primary School in Dublin about the media they use everyday.

    Full Podcast Longford Leader from Episode 6 Saturday 19th May 2012

    Our reporter Paula Cunniffe spends a day with the Longford Leader how the regional newspaper is turning its focus to digital. Our reporter Paula Cunniffe spends a day with the Longford Leader how the regional newspaper is turning its focus to digital. Our reporter Paula Cunniffe spends a day with the Longford Leader how the regional newspaper is turning its focus to digital. Our reporter Paula Cunniffe spends a day with the Longford Leader how the regional newspaper is turning its focus to digital.

    Full Podcast Interview Conor White Sullivan from Saturday 19th May 2012

    Conor White Sullivan of the Huffington Post discusses why new media is changing the world. Conor White Sullivan of the Huffington Post discusses why new media is changing the world. Conor White Sullivan of the Huffington Post discusses why new media is changing the world. Conor White Sullivan of the Huffington Post discusses why new media is changing the world.

    Full podcast interview with Dr Brian O'Neill from Saturday 19th May 2012

    Dr Brian O'Neill discusses DIT research on how young people in the EU are using the internet. Dr Brian O'Neill discusses DIT research on how young people in the EU are using the internet. Dr Brian O'Neill discusses DIT research on how young people in the EU are using the internet. Dr Brian O'Neill discusses DIT research on how young people in the EU are using the internet.

    Friday 18th May

    The Media Show Episode 6 Saturday 19th May 2012

    Inside the Longford Leader and the story of regional newspapers. The Media Show speaks with Minister Pat Rabbitte and do our children spend too much time online and watching TV?. Inside the Longford Leader and the story of regional newspapers. The Media Show speaks with Minister Pat Rabbitte and do our children spend too much time online and watching TV?. Inside the Longford Leader and the story of regional newspapers. The Media Show speaks with Minister Pat Rabbitte and do our children spend too much time online and watching TV?. Inside the Longford Leader and the story of regional newspapers. The Media Show speaks with Minister Pat Rabbitte and do our children spend too much time online and watching TV?.

    Tuesday 15th May

    John McMahon Full podcast interview from Episode 5 Saturday 12th May 2012

    RTE 2fm head John McMahon talks about how the station is coping without the loss of Gerry Ryan and the other challenges it faces. RTE 2fm head John McMahon talks about how the station is coping without the loss of Gerry Ryan and the other challenges it faces. RTE 2fm head John McMahon talks about how the station is coping without the loss of Gerry Ryan and the other challenges it faces. RTE 2fm head John McMahon talks about how the station is coping without the loss of Gerry Ryan and the other challenges it faces.

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