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Lecturer Dr Fergal Quinn on the implications of continued attacks on the free press

Following the shutdown of The Cambodia Daily newspaper in Phnom Penh, Journalism lecturer Dr Fergal Quinn wrote for the Irish Examiner about the implications of the continued  attacks on the free press in the west and elsewhere. “You have one channel, we have 39 channels. If you curse me, you will receive bad merit. Those… Continue reading Lecturer Dr Fergal Quinn on the implications of continued attacks on the free press

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UL visiting Fulbright Scholar speaks on Trump’s Mexico wall

Our visiting Fulbright Scholar Dr Melissa Hildago spoke yesterday (29th January) on RTE's Marian Finucane show about plans by US President Donald Trump to build a wall on the US/Mexican border. Melissa is a US citizen of Mexican origin, currently at UL with the Pop Music & Pop Culture Research Cluster. Listen to Melissa's segment from 1:20 here: www.rte.ie/radio1/marian-finucane

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Dr Fergal Quinn on Donald Trump and fake news

Dr Fergal Quinn, a Journalism lecturer in the University of Limerick, recently wrote about Donald Trump and fake news for Cork Independent. The piece was picked up by Journal.ie. In the article, Quinn writes that the media needs to look at itself and remedy the kind of weakness that canny communicators like Trump can exploit: “Darkness… Continue reading Dr Fergal Quinn on Donald Trump and fake news