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Chipping at the wordface for print and digital.

What did you do in the digital war, Daddy?

I remember the first tweet like it was yesterday. But then it was only about a month ago. Ireland’s #GE16 is now over and so, too, is the longest ‘shortest’ campaign in the State’s history. Journalists in Twitter filter bubbles rushed to declare, ahead of the election, that […]


How the news should REALLY be reported

If you’ve ever wondered what is added by going live to a sodden reporter ‘on location’ for an outside broadcast – you’re not the only one. Imagine being the reporter tasked with yet another visual cliche backdrop which adds precisely nothing to the value of what is being […]