Media

Check out the multitude of interviews and features Linda is featured in and has also written in some instances.

Media coverage with links for GENDER DISPARITY RADIO CAMPAIGNS:

Over all coverage in audience reach for WNH Campaign global reach: 130+ million. (April 2021) Please see below for coverage :

The Times UK: 20 Years of the Irish Singles Charts: Interview special

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/female-artists-marginalised-in-irish-singles-charts-thanks-to-radio-silence-dv6zr0ggq

Hotpress coverage of the 20 Year chart report: https://www.hotpress.com/music/why-not-her-publish-gender-and-racial-disparity-report-analysing-20-years-of-irish-singles-charts-22850224 

Irish Times feature on 20 Years of Chart report:

https://www.irishtimes.com/culture/music/white-male-artists-dominate-irish-charts-and-radio-report-finds-1.4549365

Celebrity Land

Irish Country Magazine: (Full interview coming in June) But feature in meantime here

Irish Examiner : An anon Email threat of blacklisting made to Linda from an anon person speaking on behalf of Irish radio: https://www.irishexaminer.com/news/arid-40240871.html 

Hotpress cover Jim Fitzpatrick donation https://www.hotpress.com/music/veteran-irish-artist-jim-fitzpatrick-offers-solidarity-to-why-not-her-campaign-22844590 

Chordblossom IV piece on WNH

http://www.chordblossom.com/blogs/why-not-her-meeting-gender-disparity-in-the-music-industry-front-on 

Top 100 Women Changing Ireland, mention of Linda and the Campaign

https://www.irishexaminer.com/lifestyle/people/arid-40238822.html

RTE NEWS 6:1 TV covered the latest report

https://www.rte.ie/entertainment/2021/0128/1193752-huge-lack-of-airtime-for-female-artists-on-irish-radio/

GCN Magazine coverage of the report with IV

Irish Examiner; Cover the Action Plan

https://www.irishexaminer.com/news/arid-40235069.html

Irish Examiner- feature by Clodagh Finn

https://www.irishexaminer.com/opinion/columnists/arid-40223318.html

StoryTime Podcast with Clisare and Linda

Irish Examiner Reaction to the latest report

https://www.irishexaminer.com/news/arid-40214618.html

Turkish Newspaper

http://mezopotamyaajansi29.com/tum-haberler/content/view/126595 

Evoke, expose piece on Linda, the woman behind the campaign, full interview

EchoLive, Echo Cork Newspaper, print and online 

Print ran three pages

Online here

https://www.echolive.ie/entertainment/whatson/arid-40225619.html

Irish Times Women’s Podcast w/Linda and Ruthanne

https://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/people/the-women-s-podcast/the-irish-times-women-s-podcast-ep-469-the-shocking-gender-disparity-on-irish-radio-conductor-marin-alsop-1.4467221

Irish Times – Men Rules the charts

https://www.irishtimes.com/culture/music/men-rule-the-charts-no-irish-female-artist-had-song-in-top-10-in-last-two-years-1.4410937

Rogue Collective magazine iv with Linda

Soul Doubt Magazine IV and on podcast 

https://www.souldoubtmag.com/podcast/linda-coogan-byrne-gender-disparity-on-irish-and-uk-radio

District Magazine

Ruthanne IV with Newstalk

https://www.newstalk.com/podcasts/highlights-from-moncrieff/gender-disparity-in-irish-charts

MxDWN

http://www.mxdwn.co.uk/news/a-new-report-shows-the-gender-disparity-in-the-irish-music-charts/ 

Hotpress

https://www.hotpress.com/music/new-report-highlights-gender-disparity-in-the-irish-charts-22833017

District mag

Musician.ie cover the latest report http://musician.ie/whynother-publish-second-report-looking-at-gender-disparity-of-irish-radio/ 

Irish Times IV with Linda over chart report

https://www.irishtimes.com/culture/music/men-rule-the-charts-no-irish-female-artist-had-song-in-top-10-in-last-two-years-1.4410937

Nialler 9 charts report

https://nialler9.com/no-irish-female-artist-had-a-number-10-chart-hit-in-the-last-2-years-the-newest-gender-disparity-report-finds/

GUARDIAN + PRINT EDITION (ran the exclusive) 

https://www.theguardian.com/music/2020/aug/21/female-british-artists-underrepresented-on-uk-radio-survey-finds?CMP=twt_a-culture_b-gdnculture

INDEPENDENT (UK)

https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/news/female-british-artists-gender-disparity-radio-uk-study-a9681356.html

CRACK MAGAZINE

MIXMAG

https://mixmag.net/read/new-survey-british-women-underrepresented-uk-radio-news

Music Week

https://www.musicweek.com/media/read/new-study-reveals-gender-disparity-in-uk-radio/080861#:~:text=A%20new%20report%20by%20Ctrl,the%20last%20year%20featuring%20men.

Ace 

https://www.aceshowbiz.com/news/view/00158607.html

Mixtape Madness

https://www.mixtapemadness.com/blog/articles/alarming-gender-disparity-in-u-k-music

Mentioned in another artist interview with Hotpress

https://www.hotpress.com/music/gemma-dunleavy-discusses-her-latest-ep-classism-and-culture-22827426

Mentioned in another artist interview with irish Independent 

https://www.independent.ie/weekend-magazine/a-lot-of-the-time-when-youre-hearing-queer-stories-its-about-the-struggle-indie-pop-band-pillow-queens-39535479.html

Fm104 respond : 

https://www.her.ie/news/no-anti-female-policy-fm104-respond-stark-figures-0-irish-female-acts-top-playlists-509674

Irish news (mentioned in an interview with Pauline Scanlan and The Irish news

https://www.irishnews.com/arts/2020/09/28/news/songbird-pauline-scanlon-still-ready-to-fly-despite-belfast-cohen-concert-setback-2078505/

Pillow Queens Iv Sunday Indo

https://www.independent.ie/weekend-magazine/a-lot-of-the-time-when-youre-hearing-queer-stories-its-about-the-struggle-indie-pop-band-pillow-queens-39535479.html

BBC coverage – show on the report here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p08pxgtx

HER.ie Iv w Linda

https://www.her.ie/music/why-not-her-linda-coogan-interview-509350

Conversations about Her

La Depeche

https://www.ladepeche.fr/2020/08/25/grande-bretagne-les-artistes-feminines-britanniques-boudees-par-les-radios-selon-une-etude-9033871.php

Terra Femina

https://www.terrafemina.com/article/sexisme-au-royaume-uni-les-chanteuses-sont-snobees-par-les-radios_a354865/1

Contextus

UPNEWS

https://upnewsinfo.com/2020/08/22/becky-hill-voices-frustration-over-secondary-treatment-of-female-musicians-on-radio/

AWTY MUSIC

https://www.awtymusic.com/post/why-women-get-the-blues

MSN 

https://www.msn.com/en-gb/entertainment/music/female-british-artists-underrepresented-on-uk-radio-study-finds/ar-BB18dBgv

Cork Echo https://www.echolive.ie/downtown/Corks-Stevie-G-captures-the-soul-of-a-new-wave-of-Irish-music-25fadf04-02ca-4ed4-b811-218957f290c6-ds 

MU

https://www.musiciansunion.org.uk/Home/News/2020/Aug/New-Report-Shows-Women-Underrepresented-on-UK-Radi

Hits Double

Dummy

Musically

Jakarta Post 

https://www.thejakartapost.com/life/2020/08/28/female-british-artists-are-neglected-by-uk-radio-stations-new-survey-finds.html

Irish Tatler

https://irishtatler.com/news/irish-radio-gender-disparity

THE IRISH Examiner

https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/ireland/female-musicians-get-a-tiny-fraction-of-radio-airtime-report-finds-1007022.html

Irish Times

https://www.irishtimes.com/news/social-affairs/irish-radio-failing-to-support-irish-female-musicians-report-1.4286738

Tony linked another article here: https://www.irishtimes.com/culture/music/what-are-the-best-irish-albums-of-2020-so-far-1.4291571

RuthAnne IV 

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/ruthanne-is-charting-a-new-course-q7xxpn078

THE TIMES UK IV W/LINDA

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/radio-stations-give-silent-treatment-to-irish-female-artists-dqv22sjfc

IRISH INDO IV/W LINDA AND RUTHANNE

https://www.independent.ie/opinion/comment/all-the-female-artists-i-speak-to-say-they-cant-get-on-playlists-shock-over-the-huge-gender-gap-on-radio-39317401.html

THE LAST MIXED TAPE INTERVIEW W/LINDA

https://thelastmixedtape.com/2020/06/24/i-want-the-powers-that-be-in-radio-to-take-a-long-hard-look-at-themselves-and-their-teams-and-to-take-a-moment-to-think-about-how-they-are-shaping-our-culture-of-music-and-the-next-generation-of-act/

INTERVIEW W/LINDA

JOURNAL OF MUSIC

https://journalofmusic.com/news/its-choosing-men-over-women-whatever-reason-i-dont-know-why-it-has-change-irish-female-artists

JOURNAL OF MUSIC UK REPORT

https://journalofmusic.com/news-uk/british-female-artists-received-just-19-top-100-radio-airplay-2020

HOTPRESS ARTICLE

https://www.hotpress.com/music/new-report-reveals-shocking-gender-disparity-in-irish-radio-22820283

MALE RESPONSE ARTICLE ALSO RAN: https://www.hotpress.com/music/conor-obrien-alfie-hudson-taylor-and-more-react-to-report-on-gender-disparity-in-irish-radio-22821246 

Other mentions/inclusion articles : 

SOULE IV https://www.hotpress.com/music/irish-women-in-harmony-for-safe-ireland-soule-chats-dreams-22820586

SodaBlone IV

https://www.hotpress.com/music/irish-women-in-harmony-for-safe-ireland-soda-blonde-dolores-had-a-huge-part-to-play-in-the-way-i-write-music-22820913

Pillow Queens IV

https://www.hotpress.com/music/irish-women-in-harmony-for-safe-ireland-pillow-queens-dolores-made-our-dreams-of-becoming-musicians-attainable-22820260

INTERVIEW W/LINDA

EVOKE.IE

THE JOURNAL.IE

https://www.thejournal.ie/music-irish-women-5131737-Jun2020/

THE THIN AIR

http://thethinair.net/2020/06/damning-report-reveals-gender-disparity-in-irish-radio-play/ 

ENTERTAINMENT.IE

https://entertainment.ie/music/a-new-report-highlights-the-shocking-lack-of-female-artists-on-irish-radio-456164/

DISTRICT MAGAZINE

http://districtmagazine.ie/damning-new-report-highlights-appalling-gender-disparity-on-irish-airwaves/ 

CHORDBLOSSOM

http://www.chordblossom.com/news/gender-disparity-in-irish-radio 

NIALLER9

MALE RESPONSE ARTICLE RAN ALSO: https://nialler9.com/male-artists-respond-to-the-irish-radio-gender-disparity-report/

EMPWR.IE

https://www.empwr.ie/post/female-musicians-played-90-percent-less-than-male-counterparts-on-irish-radio

BROADSHEET.IE

https://www.broadsheet.ie/2020/06/24/narrowband/

TALK OF THE TOWN

https://www.talkofthetown.ie/lmfm-criticised-for-lack-of-air-time-given-to-female-irish-musicians/amp/

GOLDEN PLEC

https://www.goldenplec.com/times-up-irish-female-artists-deserve-radio-play/

Musician.ie

https://musician.ie/gender-disparity-report-highlights-issues-in-irish-radio-playlisting/

Create Louth

http://www.createlouth.ie/its-choosing-men-over-women-for-whatever-reason-i-dont-know-why-but-it-has-to-change-irish-female-artists-received-8-of-top-20-radio-airplay/

Amazing interview with Joe.ie w/Aine

The Jam https://www.goldenplec.com/the-irish-jam-28-june-2020/

Musician.ie Male response

https://musician.ie/male-artists-and-media-respond-to-gender-disparity-data-report-on-irish-radio/

Connacht Tribune – mentioned in

On the right Trax IV w.Linda

https://ontherighttrax.com/2020/07/06/linda-coogan-byrne/

SOULDOUBT IV W/ LINDA

THE IRISH JAM RADIO SHOW COVERAGE

ABC RADIO AUSTRALIA

https://www.abc.net.au/doublej/music-reads/features/sinead-oconnor-the-lion-and-the-cobra-%C3%A1ine-tyrrell/12624828

HEADSTUFF.ORG IV W/AINE

Headtopics

https://headtopics.com/ie/across-irish-radio-stations-female-artists-make-up-just-7-of-the-top-irish-artists-played-13886530

Just a chat podcast – coverage on the report

https://podcastaddict.com/episode/109784422

Limerick post

The Times UK interview w/Linda

Radio stations give silent treatment to Irish female artists

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/radio-stations-give-silent-treatment-to-irish-female-artists-dqv22sjfc

Sunday Business Post 2 page spread in Print edition and also included in online edition here: 

https://www.businesspost.ie/media-marketing/hard-stations-why-cant-irish-women-get-played-on-the-airwaves-12268e3c

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