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Clickbait, Skewed Facts And Media Mistruths

In today’s media landscape we’re presented with numbers, graphs, charts and statistics on a daily basis from numerous sources across the political spectrum to explain phenomena on the world’s stage. Buzzwords like ‘fake news,’ ‘alternative facts’ and ‘post-truth’ tend to…

A Brief Story Of Audiobooks

Who’d have thought that someone could improve on the timeless classic that is: the book? The ‘audiobook’ may sound like this new-fangled trend with an appeal that lies with a small minority of avid readers, but alas, the ‘talking book’…

Pornography in Practice

With the prevalence of mobile devices, lack of censorship and massive archives of online porn, unfiltered sexualised content has never been more accessible. Due to the majority of online pornography being free of cost and readily available, there has been…

Zee or Zed? The Question of Conflicting English Dialects

The English language is a multinational, multicultural language spanning centuries of war, colonialism and great social reform, and is now seen by many as the modern language of business. The question that inspired this article, is why an English-speaking nation…

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Interview: The Humans of Dublin

The Humans of Dublin project needs no introduction. Taking inspiration from the Humans of New York photographer Brandon Stanton, Peter Varga started the Humans of Dublin Facebook page a little over a year ago. The community has since grown to…

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The Search for Somewhere to Live

We had been sceptical from the moment we saw dubious looking flags adorning the windows; the persistent smell of mould and flaking paint didn’t help matters either. But it was the window that was held open by an empty plastic…

The Race for 2016

Former First Lady Hillary Clinton last night confirmed her entrance into the presidential race in what will be her second bid for the presidency. Clinton formally kicked off her campaign through a newly launched website topped with the slogan “This…

Into The Sea (Riga)

                Into the Sea (Riga) The frenchmen were arguing as they crashed through the cabin door. “Twhat arr tu doing?” said Frederick. “I tink… I am… drunk…” replied Romain, ed “I really tink…