The age of alternative facts

Deepansha Banswal looks at the how the beginning of the Trump era gave rise to a novel way to describe lying. The term “alternative facts” came to be used in the media a lot thanks to the Trump administration. The term got popular when it was used by counsellor to President Donald Trump Kellyanne Conway during an interview with Chuck Todd on NBC’s Meet the Press… Read more »

Say no to xenophobia: African lives matter

Oghenenyerhovwo Ogbodu reports on recurring xenophobic attacks on other African nationalities in South Africa. In March 1960, 69 black people were massacred in Sharpeville, South Africa, by the white apartheid police. That same year, Nigeria successfully liberated itself from the grip of British occupation that had stretched for 160 years. The years that greeted Nigeria’s independence saw the formation of… Read more »

Smooth criminals: The new celebrities

Lauren Cassidy bemoans the emergence of the celeb criminal. It is becoming more and more common that people are disregarding the need for a degree to work in certain jobs. Michael Price wrote in the Huffington Post: “We’ve reached a point in human history where higher education no longer works.”  In his article, he… Read more »

Irish reproductive rights: exploring contraception and abortion

Cayla Williams looks at the troubled issue of access to contraception in Irleand. Reproductive rights in Ireland, inclusive of access to and the legalisation of contraception and abortion, is an issue that disproportionately affects women yet remains unresolved. Only fully legalised in 1993, contraception in Ireland has historically been a point of discord in what is known as… Read more »
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Two Griffith nominees in Magazine Ireland awards

  What are the chances of two Griffith alumni to be nominated as finalists in the 2016 Magazine Ireland awards? It is an even greater coincidence that the two graduates of the BA in Journalism and Media Communications… Read more »

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Your photo view of Dublin could win €700

CoinaPhoto, a unique social media platform to share locally relevant social stock photography, is delighted to be partnering with Griffith College to launch a photography competition exclusive to Griffith College students. It is an exciting collaboration given… Read more »