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Forum on Media and Homelessness

Professor Eoin Devereux (Department of Sociology) will present at the Forum on Media and Homelessness hosted by the Peter McVerry Trust in Dublin on 13th October. This event examines the portrayal of homelessness in Ireland’s media. It will discuss how the issue and people impacted are reported on, in addition to the language and imagery often associated with it.… Continue reading Forum on Media and Homelessness

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Article: Thinking Outside the Charity Box: Media Coverage of Homelessness

By Prof. Eoin Devereux, Department of Sociology.  A version of this article also appears in The European Journal of Homelessness Vol 9 No 2 December 2015 Introduction On Christmas Day many television news programmes in Europe, and elsewhere, will routinely include a feature on how the homeless have fared that day.  Such reports, which have become… Continue reading Article: Thinking Outside the Charity Box: Media Coverage of Homelessness