Tag: Irish Times

Desmond Fennell-Gaeldom’s Last Intellectual?

One of the country’s most plenteous philosophical careers came to an end last Friday with the passing of the preeminent Desmond Fennell.  An intellectual jack of all trades, Fennell, who died at his Malahide residence last week, blazed a trail...

/ 21/07/2021

How Much Did the Irish Times Get Paid to Syndicate CCP Propaganda?

In between ritualistic denouncements of both the far right and lockdown scepticism, the Irish Times took time out this week to print a full page paid advertisement singing the praises of China's ruling CCP. Syndicated in their Wednesday edition, the...

/ 02/07/2021

Future of Media Commission — Are Irish Journalists Looking for a Bailout?

Running the gamut of dealing with fake news, to potentially doling out slush money, to saving struggling journalistic titles, the Future of Media Commission is arguably the most important government commission you've never heard of currently in operation. Prompted by...

/ 09/03/2021

The Political Cudgel

In a recent political podcast, Radicalisation and the Amplification of Extremism Online, the Irish Times make clear that they have no intention of allowing “Gemma O’Doherty or any of her supporters” on their current affairs podcasts. One would presume that...

/ 17/09/2019