Web Development

This site is really only a vehicle from analysing media on a sporadic basis. However, that’s doesn’t take up too much time!  In the downtime I develop maintain websites for small to medium size businesses. Many businesses are shifting more of their focus to online an I like to think that I help them in that process. All the site are built using open source content management systems like Joomla or WordPress etc – which ever CMS would suit the businesses best. The rational for that is simple: Using an open source CMS, there are literally thousands of people a […]

September 2014 Irish Newspaper ABC Circulation

As predicted, the tabloids slipped back after the euphoria of the start of the premiership abated in September. All the tabloids lost their August lustre and now it’s simply a slow decline to the “C” word on the 25th of December. The Star and Sun are now perilously close to the slipping into the 50’s. Both papers tested those waters briefly earlier in the year only to be saved by the kick of a ball in August. The Star managed to hold on to most of the gains in August whereas The Sun and Mirror were back around 1,500 each […]