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The English Rebel

Reviewed by David Kerr We hear a lot of talk about the French Revolution of 1789 and the American Revolution and war of independence. Nearer to home, our Irish neighbours celebrated the centenary of the Easter Rising in 2016 and look back at a long history of unsuccessful and often bloody rebellions against the Crown. … Continue reading

Licence to Lie: the Sunday World and Patrick Harrington

The following article is reproduced to highlight a problem that can result from self-regulation, in this case self-regulation of the Press. The case illustrates how self-regulation can result in a failure to act against those who breach professional and moral standards. It seems that rumour and gossip have become substitutes for fact and the Press … Continue reading

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