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Media Analysis
This section constitutes a first in Irish research, showing how the Irish media work to implement state policy.
An academic analysis of the relationship of broadcast and print media in Ireland to government authorities. A new an innovative series by Andrew McGrath, M.Th.

+ Shell's P.R. Machine and the Media: the case of the Corrib gas project

"The most blatant example came from the Sunday World’s Paul Williams (ex-RTE correspondent), whose article led with “How the Shinners Hijacked Rossport – IRA take control of protests”. The fact that there was not the slightest evidence to back up these claims did not matter, nor did it prevent prominent broadcasters and news programmes from making similar claims."


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