Media Headlines of the Week

Virgin Media Launch in Ireland – the company bought over UPC and CEO Richard Branson was in town for the launch. Carried in the Irish Times, Examiner, RTE etc Herre’ is UPC press release.

Edward Snowden joins Twitter. Tweeting from @Snowden on Twitter the whistle-blower and all round hero of journalism. The Intercept carried the story.  So far Snowden is following only one Twitter account, @NSAGov.

License Fee Challenge Launched by Independent Broadcasters of Ireland. Representing 34 independent radio stations, the IBI are calling for shares of the licence fee claiming they provide a public service. More in Radio Today.

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