by Francis Fitzgibbon | 8:11 am

What the Irish media should learn from Kevin Myers article

The Kevin Myers article controversy in the Sunday Times was a telling moment for Irish media and one which had been inevitable for some time. Media outlets in Ireland have been clamouring to “out shock” their audiences with more outrageous content. Why? Perhaps under pressure to match their digital cousins whose videos and articles can be as salacious and outrageous as the number of clicks desire. Perhaps a young and inexperienced media who value clicks, retweets and shares over honest, considered, trustworthy commentary…

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by Francis Fitzgibbon | 10:10 am

If you want to be successful, stop whining and start working

I meet people all the time who want to be successful. I meet people all the time who want to be rich and famous – most of whom cannot define either wealth or fame. What I don’t meet a lot of is people who are willing to work their ass off to make that success happen…

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by Francis Fitzgibbon | 3:23 pm

Media should listen to the world around them

Your audience are bombarded with online noise and advertising all day – you should be asking what can you bring them that answers their questions, helps them understand the world and brings them information they actually want, not just what you think you should be broadcasting…

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by Francis Fitzgibbon | 3:13 pm

We decided to take it on….

One of the advantages of working for StoryStock is that we have some of the most amazing mountains on our doorstep. Brandon mountain, Ireland’s second highest, is 30 minutes drive from StoryStock HQ and yesterday, Sunday, we decided to take it on and head for the top of Kerry…

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