JNLR 2010 Local stations

Local radio  is alive and well some better than others, but that’s down to a variety of factors. Still dominant (relative to it’s peers) is Highland Radio with a reach of 69% of its franchise area. On the other hand is Kfm who only 24% its franchise area. To be frank, it’s easy to see how that would happen in their situation with such a variety of radio sources available in Kildare – including ‘spill over from some of the Dublin Stations franchises. Over the three years the biggest fallers are Limerick’s live and KCLR. In the intervening period there […]

Radio Quarters and spikes

As we await the JNLR tomorrow, I heard an interesting conversation on the said medium. I was listening to the fact that Mr Yates is (allegedly) none to keen on the 3:30am awakenings so that he can present the morning show on Newstalk so is looking for a new slot (allegedly). The mantra in the radio business is: Win the morning – win the day. So I was curious as to how the morning pans out for the rest of the day for the national stations. I left it at the nationals, as the charts below looks complex enough without […]

Irish Newspaper Circulation June 2010

June Figures: normally a strange time for the media with schools drawing to a close, the leaving cert commencing and the annual holiday migration. The “hand of god” having dealt us a blow earlier in the year means that the World Cup would not drag up the circulations of any of the papers. Big fallers month on month were the Daily Star, Sunday Star, News of the World and the Sunday Times. It’s likely that respective newspaper proprietors are praying that this is just the ‘summer slump’ – but the same May to June difference was not as severe last […]