Politicians are making war with the media

In 2009 the Obama administration excluded Fox News from a round of interviews with an executive payroll manager due to its unfavourable reporting. They declared that they were a wing of the Republican Party, rather than a news organisation. Jake Tapper of ABC challenged them, and asked this at a morning press briefing:   It’s […]

Magnified societies: Tuning in with Trinity TV

“[…]it is not only desirable to have a handle on skills relating to producing media content, it is fast becoming necessary.”   Trinity TV (TTV) is a presence in college which deserves more recognition than it receives. For some students TTV is an elusive society, a mysterious entity you could miss in your four years […]

Council postpones discussion of student media access motion

The motion proposed to mandate the Students’ Union to provide equal opportunities and access to on-campus media outlets

Dear standard language police: get back in your box

While some error-laden comments are confusing to read, the majority are still comprehensible. So why aggressively attack commenters on their language errors?

Symphysiotomy and the role of the media

Sarah Taaffe-Maguire outlines why sustained media reporting of this cruel medical procedure and its legacy is more necessary than ever.

Will Snapchat’s new Terms of Service really affect its users?

As Snapchat reveals its new controversial privacy policy worldwide, Caoimhe Gordon investigates whether the worrying revelations will have an effect on dedicated users of the app.

The problem with media coverage of tragedy in the sporting sphere

The way tragedies involving sporting stars are reported does no good for no one.

Facing up to a silent disaster

The spread of dengue fever has received little media attention outside of the developing countries it is quickly ravaging.

Tweeting birds in feedback loop

A list of the 250 most influential users of social media in the Irish political landscape features TDs inactive for years and two government press accounts.

Who speaks for Ireland?

Orla Ní Dhúil looks at the disconnect between Ireland’s legacy media and its young people.

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