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  • 20 May 2019

    MAGNETIC – PAY ATTENTION

    MAGNETIC  – MAY 2019 PAY ATTENTION: How brands can overcome banner blindness, digital detoxes and adblocking The effectiveness of magazines is much underestimated, as a recent report from the Radio Centre ‘Re-evaluating media’ underlined. An aggregate of all the media scores in this study shows that the gap between evidence and perception is the starkest for magazines. Narrowing this perception gap is […]

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  • 16 May 2019

    UK publishing sector undeterred by Brexit

    Jamie Gavin  @jaygavin 14th May 2019 FIPP This year’s PPA Festival included testimony from Jeremy Wright MP, the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Justine Greening MP, and Dame Frances Cairncross, author of the Cairncross Review into sustainable journalism. FIPP was on-hand to witness a UK publishing sector undeterred by Brexit.  Jeremy Wright […]

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  • 15 May 2019

    AI and media – where next?

    Perhaps the biggest issue surrounding artificial intelligence (AI), and in particular its use in the media, is that executives need to finally grasp what AI actually is. What jobs can it undertake, and how can it save publishers time and money and improve their products.     At DIS 2019 it was clear that there […]

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  • 10 May 2019

    Using algorithms to bolster paid content and commerce strategies

    Dominik Grau, digital transformation expert, gave attendees a deep dive into building content strategies using algorithms and widgets that target audiences and boost commerce conversion rates, at MagNet, Magazines Canada’s annual conference in Toronto April 24-25, 2019. Dominik GrauAccording to Grau, there are three important principles, or building blocks, at the base of building real-time algorithms: […]

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  • 09 May 2019

    Navigating uncertainty : how niche magazines are overcoming revenue challenges

      Niche magazines sat in the spotlight in a panel discussion at MagNet, Magazines Canada’s annual conference for the magazine media community April 24-25 in Toronto, to discuss the trials and challenges they faced, and how they’ve overcome. Panellists gave insight into their own publications’s issues and the solutions they’ve used to find success. Burnt […]

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  • 02 May 2019

    Is the future of podcasting in the ad business?

    Chart of the week: Is the future of podcasting in the ad business?   Podcast advertising revenue in the US is set to grow in the coming years and will only be helped by ad-tracking, according to the most recent analysis from the Interactive Advertising Bureau and PwC. The current major gap in advertising on […]

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  • 29 Apr 2019

    A Question of Trust

    Despite competition from social media and other online channels, readers in 2019 are remaining loyal to Irish magazines, writes Pavel Barter in this month’s Hotel & Restaurant Times Read the full article here Hotel & restaurant article   Hotel & Restaurant Times February / March 2019: https://issuu.com/hotelandrestauranttimes/docs/hrtfebmarweb/30

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  • 25 Apr 2019

    Facebook regulation: good news for the traditional media industry?

    FIPP NEWS JAMIE GAVIN APRIL 2019 With calls increasing for greater Facebook regulation around the world, FIPP here speaks to publishers, policy experts, and other industry professionals about what this could mean for the traditional media industry.      Back in January, the former Deputy Prime Minister of the UK and recently appointed vice president […]

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  • 18 Apr 2019

    LAUNCH OF LUXURY WRITERS’ RETREAT PROMISES CREATIVE

    PRESS RELEASE April 2, 2019 LAUNCH OF LUXURY WRITERS’ RETREAT PROMISES CREATIVE INSPIRATION UNDER THE TUSCAN SUN Award-winning writer and co-founder of the London Short Story Festival Paul McVeigh, along with bestselling novelist and ghost-writer Brian Finnegan, will help aspiring writers free their words at a luxurious writers’ retreat in Tuscany from 7-14 September, 2019. […]

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  • 15 Apr 2019

    MAGAZINES IRELAND CALLS FOR QUICK AND APPROPRIATE IMPLEMENTATION OF EU COPYRIGHT REFORM INTO NATIONAL LAW

    PRESS RELEASE 15 APRIL 2019     MAGAZINES IRELAND CALLS FOR QUICK AND APPROPRIATE IMPLEMENTATION OF EU COPYRIGHT REFORM INTO NATIONAL LAW   Magazines Ireland welcome today’s adoption by the Council of the long-awaited EU copyright reform that introduces the crucial neighbouring right for press publishers. Member states must implement the reform into national law […]

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  • 26 Mar 2019

    MAGAZINES IRELAND WELCOMES EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT VOTE TO ADOPT EU COPYRIGHT DIRECTIVE

    PRESS RELEASE   EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT VOTES TO ADOPT EU COPYRIGHT DIRECTIVE Magazines Ireland, the association of Irish magazine media brands welcomes MEPs’ adoption in Plenary in Strasbourg today, Tuesday, 26 March, of the EU Copyright Directive – a copyright reform that is crucial for the future of a healthy, independent press sector and a content-rich […]

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  • 25 Mar 2019

    The 2019-2020 edition of the Innovation in Media World Report has been launched today at DIS2019 in Berlin. 

          This year, Innovation Media Consulting’s “Innovation in Media World Report” for FIPP delivers perhaps the most important edition in the book’s 10-year history.  For its tenth anniversary edition, the report focuses on what’s been a decade in coming: Successful, proven media business models.  “Ten years ago, when we first published this report, […]

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  • 07 Mar 2019

    Everybody Makes Podcasts. Can Anyone Make Them Profitable?

    The industry generates a lot of enthusiasm and little revenue, but that could be changing. By Gerry Smith Feb 2019 Bloomberg Businessweek   About a decade ago, Hank and John Green, fraternal YouTube stars, founded VidCon, an annual convention in Anaheim, Calif., that celebrates online video auteurs and their screaming teenage fans. As YouTube’s cultural impact […]

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  • 04 Mar 2019

    Social media giants face heavy fines in new child safety regime

    1Minister Richard Bruton. Photo: Gareth Chaney, Collins Adrian Weckler   March 4 2019  Social media firms face heavy fines or criminal charges if they breach rules under sweeping new powers to be granted to an online safety commissioner. Tech giants will also face harsher penalties for letting underage children use their services without parental control. And […]

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  • 15 Feb 2019

    Magazines Ireland welcomes Agreement on Copyright Reform

    Press Release Magazines Ireland, the association of Irish magazine media brands, joins with our colleagues in the European Magazine Media Association (EMMA) to welcome the agreement reached yesterday in trilogue as part of the EU copyright reform. The co-legislators have endorsed a right which aims at improving press publishers’ bargaining position and protects them against […]

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  • 12 Feb 2019

    PAY ATTENTION!

    Magazines’ Role in the Modern Media Mix The effectiveness of magazines is much underestimated, as a recent report from the Radio Centre ‘Re-evaluating media’ underlined. An aggregate of all the media scores in this study shows that the gap between evidence and perception is the starkest for magazines. Narrowing this perception gap is an important […]

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  • 08 Jan 2019

    5 reasons to be in Berlin on 25-26 March: And why you should act now

      Launched in 2007, DIS (Digital Innovators’ Summit) is a premium international media innovation bringing together delegates, speakers and sponsors from around the world. Hosted in Berlin, one of the most vibrant cities in the world, DIS 2019 takes place on 25-26 March. Here are 5 reasons why you should join us there, and one […]

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  • 18 Dec 2018

    FIPP CEO James Hewes on what will (likely) be happening in media in 2019

    We asked FIPP CEO James Hewes about his predictions for the year ahead. Here’s what he said:   James Hewes, president and CEO, FIPP   What will be the five main challenges for the magazine industry in 2019? I think the first challenge will clearly be around print revenue. In most markets, this will continue to […]

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  • 18 Dec 2018

    Digital Innovators’ Summit (DIS) 2019

    New media businesses to share thinking at DIS2019   Two newer media businesses founded by well-known veterans in the media world, DriveTribe and Tortoise, are now confirmed for DIS2019, taking place on 25-26 March in Berlin, Germany. Book now to save with our exclusive Early Bird rate. Jonathan Morris, CEO, will tell us more about DriveTribe, a […]

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  • 04 Dec 2018

    PRESS TITLES ACROSS EUROPE MOBILISE FOR A PUBLISHER’S RIGHT TO BOOST PROFESSIONAL JOURNALISM

    Magazines Ireland together with its colleagues at EMMA and ENPA welcome the mobilisation of newspapers and magazines across Europe in the context of the ongoing EU copyright reform which would grant press publishers an exclusive right. This week, publishers across Belgium, Poland and Slovakia have published an open letter (see below) calling on European governments […]

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  • 30 Nov 2018

    Irish Magazine Awards 2018 – THE WINNERS

    MAGAZINES IRELAND PRESS RELEASE  The winners of the Irish Magazine Awards 2018 were announced last evening (Thursday 29 November) at a black-tie ceremony at Lansdowne FC. The event is a celebration of the world-class talent in Ireland’s magazine media. The Awards recognise and reward genuine excellence amongst the editors, designers, publishing teams and brands that […]

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  • 20 Nov 2018

    IMA 29 Nov Time to get your glad rags ready

    Magazines Ireland Press Release   Irish Magazine Awards 2018Time to get your glad rags ready! Come along to celebrate the best of Irish magazine media while you sip on creative Thin Gin cocktails, savour the finest French wines and feast on gourmet artisan foods. We’ll have music from UKEBOX and Isaac Butler, and comedy from […]

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  • 12 Nov 2018

    Magazines Ireland – ABC Changes to Reporting Standards

    Magazines Ireland – ABC NOVEMBER 2018 Changes to Reporting Standards   A number of important changes have been agreed to the ABC Reporting Standards for ROI Business Magazines and for ROI Consumer Magazines.   Reporting Standards: Business Magazines (ROI) Coming into effect for the current reporting period ending December 2018, the key changes are:   […]

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  • 09 Nov 2018

    Irish Magazine Awards OLIVER CALLAN IS BACK

        Irish Magazine Awards 2018 LANSDOWNE FC Lansdowne Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4 THURSDAY 29 NOVEMBER 2018 BOOK YOUR PLACES NOW https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/irish-magazine-awards-2018-tickets-4983130678 THANKS TO OUR INDUSTRY PARTNERS                                                                      […]

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  • 08 Nov 2018

    FILM-MAKING FOR MAGAZINE MEDIA – March 2019

      FILM-MAKING FOR MAGAZINE MEDIA plus CAMERA COACHING FOR ON-SCREEN PRESENTING Magazines Ireland bring you a half-day Masterclass delivered by Professional Director Bernard Rogan; TV Presenter Maire Moriarty and Image Consultant Kathleen O’Callaghan. This dynamic course will teach you the essential skills to film and edit your own video content for on-line magazines, e-zines and […]

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  • 26 Oct 2018

    Irish Magazine Awards – BOOK YOUR PLACES NOW

    Irish Magazine Awards 2018 LANSDOWNE FC at the AVIVA STADIUM Lansdowne Road, Dublin 4 THURSDAY 29 NOVEMBER 2018 BOOK YOUR PLACES NOW https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/irish-magazine-awards-2018-tickets-4983130678 Looking forward to seeing you all in our fabulous new venue           THANKS TO OUR INDUSTRY PARTNERS                              […]

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  • 22 Oct 2018

    IRISH MAGAZINE AWARDS 2018 FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

        Consumer Magazine of the Year (more than 15,000)   Easy Food House and Home Image Interiors and Living Image Irish Country Magazine Irish Tatler RSVP Magazine RTE Guide   Consumer Magazine of the Year (less than 15,000)   Books Ireland Confetti Easy Gluten Free Selfbuild Taste Ireland Magazine The Primary Planet   Business […]

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  • 02 Oct 2018

    Magazines Ireland welcomes European Council agreement that allows Member States to apply reduced VAT rates to digital press

    Magazines Ireland Press Release 2 October 2018 Magazine publishers applaud the outcome of today’s Economic and Financial Affairs Council (Ecofin), which saw the adoption of the proposal to amend the existing EU VAT directive to allow Member States to align their digital VAT rates to their print rates. Magazines Ireland, CEO, Grace Aungier said “the […]

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  • 26 Sep 2018

    Publishers want VAT axed on magazines so Irish titles can compete with UK rivals

    Magazines Ireland want to see a 0% rate for both print and digital titles.   BY JONATHAN KEANE REPORTER, FORA SEPTEMBER 26TH 2018 3 MIN READ THE ORGANISATION THAT represents Irish magazine publishers wants the government to axe VAT on print and digital publications. Magazines Ireland, which represents 38 publishers that together produce over 185 titles, has lobbied Finance […]

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  • 17 Sep 2018

    Irish Magazine Awards 2018 JUST ONE WEEK LEFT TO ENTER

    Magazines Ireland Press Release V Irish Magazine Awards 2018 JUST ONE WEEK LEFT TO ENTER CLOSING DATE NEXT MONDAY 24 SEPTEMBER Check out the new categories for 2018 BEST USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA EVENT OF THE YEAR – BUSINESS MEDIA EVENT OF THE YEAR – CONSUMER MEDIA CONTENT MARKETING CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR Entering is […]

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