An exploration of Web 2.0, journalism and online news – a perspective based on bipartisan power structures, the ‘team-mentality’ and the psychology of online communities. Introduction Speaking on Capitol Hill following her defeat to Donald J. Trump in the US Presidential election, Hillary Rodham Clinton stated that there has been an “epidemic of malicious fake … More Web 2.0 and Journalism: a tool or a curse? An Academic Investigation.
My recent trip to Brussels – a city laden with armed officers since the 2016 terror attacks – was deeply insightful, but somewhat disturbing. As I walked around the European Parliament building, I noticed many police officers organizing their gear in a cluster towards the front of the “Station Europe” building located to the fore … More Protest outside European Parliament
After returning from a two week meditation retreat, coming across ‘ReImagineCork’ – a local volunteer organisation focused on making Cork beautiful by restoring laneways, urban green spaces and derelict buildings – seemed a little too in my face to ignore, having spent much of the break away, immersed in nature. The organisation was set up … More ReImagineCork – Contribution & Community