The Media Show Episode 4: BAI releases report on RTÉ’s ‘Mission to Prey’

Episode 4 of the Media Show was broadcast on May 5th at 7.30 pm on RTÉ Radio 1. Listen to it here

In Episode 4 of The Media Show, Brenda Powers speaks with Managing director of RTÉ Glen Killane as he responds to Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte’s comments on the broadcaster’s suspected end of year deficit of €50 million. Chief Executive of TV3, David McRedmond discusses the station’s rising aspirations against a backdrop of financial restrictions and producer of The Media Show, Helen Shaw comments on the BAI report published May 4th following RTÉ’s libellous defamation of Father Kevin Reynold in its programme ‘Mission to Prey’, for which it has been fined €200,000.

‘The Media Show’ radio series is an Athena Media production for RTÉ Radio 1 presented by Brenda Power and produced by Helen Shaw with the mission to demystify how the media works, to get behind media stories in broadcasting, print and online and to show how our daily media diet is shaped.

The Media Show is an Athena Media production for RTÉ Radio. The producer is Helen Shaw and the reporter is Paula Cunniffe.

Listen to the promos for the series here

Check out updates on the Media Show via the Athena Media Blog here

Podcasts of the show are available through the Athena Media RSS Feed here

To contact Brenda Powers, please email brenda@athenamedia.ie

Contact Lisa Essuman for further information or email us at mediashow@rte.ie

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The hashtag for the series on twitter is #rtemediashow

Made in Ireland radio series – now available as podcasts

Made in Ireland, the 13 part radio series Athena Media production for RTÉ Radio 1 and RTÉ Choice is presented by Ella McSweeney and tells the stories of what we used to make in this country, and how such traditions and skills are continuing today. It’s the story of Ireland’s manufacturing past, present and future. .

You can listen to the episodes via our podcast RSS feed here

For further information contact us at Athena Media

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Death of an Empire radio series – now available as podcasts

Death of An Empire

Death of an Empire is five part radio series produced by Athena Media, exploring twenty years since the dissolution of the Soviet Union presented by Seamus Martin, former Moscow correspondent of The Irish Times, and exploring what made the Soviet Union, what led to its collapse and what it’s like inside modern Russia today.

Death of an Empire

The series began on RTÉ Radio 1 on January 7th 2012 at 7.30pm and is a five part series.

Each programme explores the historical events which shaped modern Russia from the leadership of Gorbachev to the coup d’etat in August 1991 which led to the collapse of the Soviet Union, to the era of Boris Yeltsin and the birth of modern Russia under Vladimir Putin.

To view the press release please click here

Find the Athena Podcasts RSS feed here and listen back to the episodes

Death of an Empire is an Athena Media production for RTÉ Radio 1.

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High Fidelity: A Century of Recorded Song with Jack L and Julie Feeney available as podcasts

High Fidelity

High Fidelity is a 26 part radio series presented by Jack L and Julie Feeney which featured on RTÉ lyric fm weekly between May and November 2011. It is a sound map of recorded song from Thomas Edison to the iPod from Tin Pan Alley to X-Factor.

Check out iTunes to listen back to the series. Subscribe to the RSS feed here.

High Fidelity: A Century of Recorded Song with Jack L and Julie Feeney is an Athena Media production for RTÉ Lyric fm made with the support of the BAI’s Sound and Vision Funding Scheme. The producer is Helen Shaw. Music researcher Naomi Macleod. Thanks to our presenters Jack L and Julie Feeney.

You can also listen to the promos for each of the episodes here

To read the press release please click here

High Fidelity: A Century of Recorded Song with Jack L and Julie Feeney

High Fidelity: A Century of Recorded Song with Jack L and Julie Feeney.
Two of Ireland’s most talented stage performers, Jack L and Julie Feeney, have joined forces to present a ground-breaking new radio series, High Fidelity, a century of recorded song, which starts May 16th on RTÉ lyric fm. It is an Athena Media production and runs for 26 weeks and promises a sound-map of recorded song from Thomas Edison to the iPod, from Tin Pan Alley to X-Factor.

You can hear the advertisement for it here

It is also available as a podcasts on podcasting Ireland. Go to podcastingireland.ie to subscribe or find the Athena Podcasts RSS feed here.
You can also read the press release here

And visit the Facebook page here