Jedward and Engelbert Humperdinck are accustomed to being under fire for their questionable musical output. But the decision to hold the Eurovision Song Contest in ex-Soviet republic Azerbaijan may see them offending people’s taste for a wholly different reason. The Irish duo and their gravity-defying hairstyles are due to join Mr Humperdinck at the tournament…Continue reading Eurovision hides dark side of Baku
Lord Justice Leveson RightsNI welcomes guest blogger Conchubhair Mac Lochlainn to cast some light on Irish media practices. Conchubhair is a digital consultant, broadcaster, lecturer and blogger. He currently teaches television skills in Acadamh na hOllscolaíochta Gaeilge’s Gaoth Dobhair campus, contributes to various publications and radio outlets all over the country, and is co-author of…Continue reading There-In Lies The Rub: The Role of the Media in Modern Irish Society.
The ongoing Leveson Inquiry is currently examining the culture, practices and ethics of the media. Numerous celebrities including film stars, singers, comedians and tv personalities have given evidence of their experiences of media intrusion and hacking. Yesterday both Charlotte Church and Anne Diamond gave oral testimony of their experiences. Ms Diamond talking about how the…Continue reading Hacking in Northern Ireland