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    Sunday 12th April

    And pocket radio: Why podcasting is back

    Liam Geraghty tunes into the world of podcasting.

    Format farming: how to grow global TV hits in Ireland

    We are joined by Philip Kampf of VIP Productions, the man behind Operation Transformation, The Hit and The Lyrics Board and Eoin Kvavanagh, creator of One Night Stand and The Takeover to discuss TV formats.

    Station Master: RTE's Kevin Bakhurst on the pressures facing the state broadcaster

    Kevin Bakhurst, Deputy Director-General, RTÉ and Managing Director, RTÉ News & Current Affairs discusses the pressures facing RTE.

    Sunday 5th April

    If the X Files is making a come back, what about some other classics?

    Is there room for more Magnum PI, Bergerac or even Bracken? We asked Colm O'Regan to have a think about some other shows he's like to see return.

    The Truth is out there: is it possible to resurrect a pop-culture phenomenon like the X Files?

    If mention of the lone gunmen makes you smile and if you, like millions of others, were gripped by the adventures of Mulder and Scully then news that the X Files is coming back will have your inner conspiracy theorist rejoicing. We talk to Sinéad Gleeson, broadcaster, journalist, presenter of the Book Show on Radio 1, and X-Files fan.

    Writing the revolution : Arthur Griffith's days as a journalist and editor

    We take a look at one of the leading figures of the Anglo Irish negotiations that followed the 1916 Easter uprising. Arthur Griffith began his career as a printer, then he became a journalist and editor. Liam Geraghty has been finding out more.

    Irish journalists leading the way at Reported.ly and Mashable

    The success of Irish start-ups such as Storyful has showcased the wealth of digital media talent this country has to offer. That has clearly been noticed beyond these shores as the stories of Malachy Browne, managing editor and European anchor at Reported.ly - a social media-based news outlet, and Blathnaid Healy, editor of Mashable UK. illustrate.

    Sunday 29th March

    Help or hindrance: is coverage of the developing world overly negative?

    The relationship between the charity sector and the media can be a complicated one. We're joined by Hans Zomer, director of Dóchas and Gary Quinn, Features Digital Editor at the Irish Times to discuss this.

    Voices from the press bench

    Our reporter Liam Geraghty looks at how the Graham Dwyer case unfolded through the eyes of the reporters who followed the proceedings each day

    The Jury's out - How did the media behave during the Graham Dwyer trial?

    Did the media behave appropriately during the Graham Dwyer case? We discuss this with trial Judge Barry White and Kevin Doyle, News Editor with the Irish Independent. Also, we talk to Joan Deane, who's been through the court process following the killing of her son Russell.

    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.

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