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Hope for Investigative Journalism
Investigative Journalism / Irish Media / Journalism / Media / Uncategorized

Hope for Investigative Journalism

After  20 years of decline, things are looking better for the supply of investigative journalism. There is no doubt that investigative journalism has been in decline for the past 20 or so years, unable to sustain itself due to its contemporary corporate business model which is operating within a neoliberal free market economy (Børkelo, 2013). … Continue reading

Sale of St. Senan’s Must Benefit Local Community in Wexford
hse / mental health / Wexford

Sale of St. Senan’s Must Benefit Local Community in Wexford

Nearly four years after its initial closure, the HSE placed St. Senan’s Hospital and its surrounding 44 acres on the market, which is expected to raise €1.4 million from what once was an essential service to the Wexford community. In May 2013, the HSE formally applied to have St. Senan’s Hospital removed from the register … Continue reading

HUMANS OF NEW YORK, Review
Book Review / HUMANS OF NEW YORK / photography

HUMANS OF NEW YORK, Review

“Humans of New York began as a photography project in 2010.  The initial goal was to photograph 10,000 New Yorkers on the street, and create an exhaustive catalogue of the city’s inhabitants”, Brandon Stanton. Introduction. At just 33 years of age, Brandon Stanton has achieved what some photographers only dream of, capturing the attention of … Continue reading

The Psychology of Decision Making
Decision Making / Electoral Systems / Fear-driven Political Propaganda / Food Culture / friendship / Human Biases / Peripheral Processing / Uncategorized

The Psychology of Decision Making

Despite our best efforts, humans are innately poor decision makers. We tend to go with our gut instinct, and sometimes we are lucky with the outcome, but often times we are not so lucky. The truth is we are naturally wired to avoid risk, which is in our DNA. This ultimately effects our decision making … Continue reading

Less Stress: The Art of Mindfulness & Colouring
adult colouring books / Generalised Anxiety Disorder / less stree / Uncategorized

Less Stress: The Art of Mindfulness & Colouring

Colouring books are no longer just for children, with mindfulness a key to less stress What started as a niche hobby, adult colouring books have now turned into a global trend. Adult colouring books now find themselves on more and more bestsellers’ lists throughout the world. The question is, where did this concept of using … Continue reading

Neoliberalism, World Crises & Trump.
Economics / Economy / Financial Crisis / Global Depression / GlobalIssue / Neoliberalism / Philosophy / Politics / Standard of Living / The Crisis of Civilisation / Understanding Society / World Crises

Neoliberalism, World Crises & Trump.

feature photo(Mike Licht / Flickr) From President Ronald Reagan to prime minister of Great Britain Margaret Thatcher, we now have the 48th president of the United States of America, President elect Donald Trump. We witnessed Britain vote to leave the European Union earlier this year, and now America has spoken. They have voted for a president who has … Continue reading