The Media Show

    Sunday - 7pm

    The Media Show Sunday 19 April 2015

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    The Media Show

    A series that gets behind media stories in broadcasting, print and online and shows how our daily media diet is shaped.
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    Balancing act: are women getting a raw deal in the media?

    So is there an inherent sexism at play in how women are portrayed or treated within media organisations? To discuss we're joined now by columnist Alison O'Connor and Dr Tom Clonan, security analyst with the Irish Times and retired army officer. Both Alison and Tom have conducted research on the experience of women in the Irish media.
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    Righting the red tops: do tabloids have a case to answer?

    To talk about the role of tabloids in Ireland, we're joined by Mick O'Toole, crime correspondent and assistant news editor at the Irish Daily Star - and Michael Foley, lecturer in journalism at Dublin Institute of Technology's school of media.
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    press pack - what's it like inside a media scrum?

    It's a sight we're used to seeing. But what's it like inside the scrum? Our reporter Liam Geraghty has been finding out...
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    How Vinyl Works

    As record store day took place across the world - vinyl was celebrated everywhere from dingy little stores to house parties. We ask legendary Irish DJ Donal Dineen to share his thoughts about the beauty of vinyl on the radio.

    A series that gets behind media stories in broadcasting, print and online.  This 13 part series will take an informative, entertaining and off-beat look at the world of print, broadcast and on-line media.  Presented by Conor Brophy, there will be sharp interviews with some major players in Irish and International media, beautifully crafted features and entertaining inserts. The listener will be exposed to the freshest and most intelligent thinking in a changing media world. 

    The Media Show is an Old Yard production for RTÉ Radio 1. The producer is Aideen McLoughlin, the researcher is Kate O'Dwyer.

    If you would like to contact the programme email mediashow@rte.ie 

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