Posts Tagged ‘Media’

James McVeigh

James McVeigh is the founder and CEO of CDX Advisors LLC and Cyndx Networks LLC. CDX Advisors is a rapidly expanding financial services firm focused on strategic advisory and private placements services in the technology, media, and Telecom sectors with global execution capabilities. Cyndx Networks is the leading search platform that leverages AI and science to power M&ARead more..

The Irish Rebellion
in the Age of Cable News

Today world news is immediate but 100 years ago transmission depended on telegraph cables under the Atlantic ocean that were subject to wartime and censorship conditions.  ℘℘℘ In April 1916, the front pages of America’s newspapers were dominated by headlines about the war on Europe’s western front, where the German and French armies were battlingRead more..

Tommy Smyth

Tommy Smyth has a lot to say about football, or soccer as Americans know it. Smyth has one of the most recognizable Irish broadcast voices in the world as he has been a sports broadcaster and soccer analyst on ESPN since 1993. Following a short football career with his hometown team in County Louth, Ireland,Read more..

Samantha Power

Irish-born Samantha Power was one of the forces behind President Obama’s decision to take action in Libya as Muammar el-Qaddafi and his forces brutally suppress the rebels. Power, the president’s adviser on foreign policy, is a former war correspondent. It was in Bosnia, covering the civil war and witnessing the atrocities committed, that she developedRead more..

Regis Philbin

Regis Philbin is a New York native and Notre Dame graduate born to an Irish-American father, Frank, who served as a Marine in the Pacific and a mother, Florence (née Boscia), who was of Arbëreshë heritage. Philbin, who holds the Guinness World Record for the most time spent in front of a television camera, wasRead more..

William O’Shaughnessy

Chairman of Whitney Media and editorial director of New York metro area radio stations WVOX and WVIP, William O’Shaughnessy is an iconic voice of community radio and a powerful advocate of free speech. This year, he published his fourth book: Vox Populi: The O’Shaughnessy Files. Like his other works, Vox Populi is a comprehensive collectionRead more..

Meghan O’Rourke

Meghan O’Rourke’s accomplishments are many. A graduate of Yale, she was a fiction/nonfiction editor at The New Yorker at 24 – making her one of the youngest editors in the history of the magazine. O’Rourke then became culture editor and literary critic for Slate, served as poetry editor of The Paris Review from 2005 -2010,Read more..

Rosie O’Donnell

Rosie O’Donnell shows us that popular television can be an instrument of learning and exploration. Rosie has a long history on television, in movies (Sleepless in Seattle, A League of Their Own) and in standup. What we have always like about Rosie is that she’s a no nonsense truthsayer. She says it like it is,Read more..

Lawrence O’Donnell

Lawrence Francis O’Donnell is an Irish-American man of many talents. Some of his titles include political analyst, journalist, actor, producer, writer, and he is best known as the host of The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell. The Boston-born-and-raised Harvard graduate began his career as a writer. In 1983, O’Donnell wrote his first book, Deadly Force,Read more..

John O’Brien, Jr.

John O’Brien, Jr. dedicates his life to Irish culture. The Cleveland native is the Co-Founder, Co-Publisher and Editor of the Ohio Irish American News, a monthly newsmagazine which was started in 2007. O’Brien is also the Assistant Director of the Cleveland Irish Cultural Festival. The annual event, which draws around 35,000 people, was founded byRead more..