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Opinion: The media still has work to do regarding the Kerry Babies case

Audrey Galvin (School of Culture & Communication) wrote for RTE's Brainstorm about the Kerry Babies case. She says that Joanne Hayes may have received apologies from the state and the gardaí, but there is still unfinished business in the case: "Little was said about those who levelled these charges against her and few photographs were printed… Continue reading Opinion: The media still has work to do regarding the Kerry Babies case

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Opinion: Media and the military

Opinion: as we saw in Harare last week and Argentina, Uganda and Chile previously, the media have long been targeted in attempts to seize power by members of military forces “In times of a perceived social media dominance of communication formats, traditional state-run media have particular relevance during a coup.” Our PhD candidate Muireann Prendergast… Continue reading Opinion: Media and the military

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Razan Ibraheem talks to Media Law students

On Tuesday the 18th of October Razan Ibraheem, journalist with Storyful spoke to students in the Media Law module. Razan spoke of her work with Storyful and her work on verifying video content from her native Syria for Storyful. She also discussed how Storyful acquires content and issues of licensing and copyright etc. Storyful specialises… Continue reading Razan Ibraheem talks to Media Law students

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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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AHSS researchers at International Association for Media and Communication annual conference

The Faculty of AHSS was well-represented at this summer’s conference of the International Association for Media and Communication research annual conference in Leicester. Participants included Dr Fergal Quinn, Dr Henry Silke, Kathryn Hayes and Audrey Galvin  (School of Culture & Communication). Attendance was funded by the AHSS and School of Culture and Communication. Dr Quinn… Continue reading AHSS researchers at International Association for Media and Communication annual conference

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AHSS researchers examine representation of the Traveller community in the media

Dr Elaine Vaughan of the School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics and Dr Fergal Quinn of the School of Culture and Communication presented some initial findings on research they are carrying out on representation of the Traveller community in the media. The working paper, entitled ‘Discourse of Blame: Newspaper coverage of the Carrickmines tragedy’… Continue reading AHSS researchers examine representation of the Traveller community in the media

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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