How can the state give space to citizen journalism to take different approaches from the mainstream media, and provide counternarratives and challenge authorities, while imposing some accountability?
An analysis of articles from nine major news outlets from 9 to 24 September, by a PhD researcher at DCU School of Communications.
The alternative media collective intends to put on events over the next few months to celebrate its legacy.
Earlier this summer, Fianna Fáil released a set of proposals for supporting quality newspaper journalism. But if newspapers are going to survive, they’re going to have to save themselves, rather than counting on the government.
When talk turns to the health of Ireland’s media, national publications and websites generally sop up much of the attention. But how are local and regional publications faring?
In his memoir, Seamus Kelly – founder of the Ballymun Concrete News – sets about convincing journalists and publishers of the need for positive news. It’s a hard sell, right now.
The extent of the government’s use of paid-for “articles” to spread its messages about Ireland 2040 and other policies is made clear in dozens of documents released by the Department of the Taoiseach.
“If the government itself ignores the law when it’s inconvenient, can the rest of us do that too?” writes Sam Tranum.
These companies are paying for adverts to run next to a Mail Online article exploiting the difficulties of a grieving, troubled woman. Is this really the kind of thing they want to associate their brands with?
Recent changes to what appears in your Facebook newsfeed are having a major impact on some small and independent media organisations in Ireland.