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Media Commission presages renaissance, or wake

This article first appeared in Village magazine, February 2021 edition. The first submissions to the Commission on the Future of Media in Ireland suggest that, while everyone involved in journalism knows what the problems are, nobody has any new solutions. … Continue reading

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Trust in media unusually high in Ireland

This article first appeared in Village magazine, July 2017 edition In the wake of the Jobstown trial, a lot of commentary followed on both power of social media to influence outcomes, and the credibility (or lack of same) of “mainstream” … Continue reading

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Real News: You Get What You Pay For

This article first appeared in Village magazine, February 2017 edition “Insanity has been defined as doing the same thing over and over, and expecting different results.” That quote is usually attributed to Albert Einstein. But being a journalist, I decided … Continue reading

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