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Experts – Stories you could own this week

February 11, 2016 Posted in : 1916, Debating, Ireland, Journalists, Politics

It’s a busy time for Irish media with politics, the economy and crime dominating the news cycle. Irish journalists are expected to cover a wide variety of topics, and fast, so of course they need the help of some knowledgable experts.

Experts should busy bodies this week with all the #GE16 and American election talk flooding the media. If you’re an expert in politics, political science or government then you could own these stories and get your expert voice heard.

With crime and it’s resources a heavy focus in the 2016 election campaign, law and criminology experts should be on hand to provide opinions. This is a major factor in the general election and could be major opportunity for experts to get out there.

In addition to the election bubble, technical experts can use upcoming World Radio Day on the 13th February to discuss topics like the changing scope of radio and media. Interesting topics around this include the questions is radio a dying element of traditional media.

World Day of Social Justice is upcoming on the 20th February. This is an excellent opportunity for experts in both Law, Human Rights and even history to get their voices heard.

Of course 1916 is a huge topic this week and for the next month. History buffs are going to be hugely popular with the media.

A former director of treasury at Anglo Irish Bank has told the trial of four former bankers that he thought he was carrying out instructions as part of the “green jersey agenda” in 2008. Experts in finance and bankingwould be a great contribution to any journalists article or piece around this, as it is sure to cause a stir.

We have a great variety of experts here at our Galzac’s Guide service. Journalists will find top industry experts at the click of a button or in our 2016 print edition – coming in March.

We started ‘Galzac’s Guide to Expert Sources’ because we believe passionately that expert voices should be heard by the widest possible audience. We want to build a community of doers, thinkers and curious minds who want to share their ideas with the world.

Since we began the service four years ago, we’ve seen experts from UCC, Failte Ireland, The European Parliament, The National Women’s Council and Misean Cara become members and get their voices heard.

If you are interested in signing up, give us a call on 01 254 1845 or email gaye@mediahq.com.

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Story ideas for every day of the week: 27th October – 30th October 2015

October 27, 2015 Posted in : Charity, Citizenship, CSO, Debating, The Wheel, Tourism, Tourism Ireland, UCC

Wednesday 28th October 2015

Story Idea: Comment on CSO figures for overseas travel to Ireland July – September 2015
Expert: Sinéad Grace 
(Expert in Tourism) Media and Public Relations Manager, Tourism Ireland. (more…)

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