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Philip O'Connor
THREAD: Hi Dee, My name is Philip O'Connor and I'm an Irish journalist living and working in Stockholm, Sweden. I'm writing to you as I still observe a lot of the news reporting from Ireland, and it strikes me how ill-prepared Irish media seem to be when the far right ...
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Philip O'Connor Sep 14
Replying to @philipoconnor
... start to establish themselves in a particular place. This repeats a pattern that I've seen over the last 17-odd years in Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark, the UK and the USA, often while abroad working. All have, in my estimation, failed to deal adequately with the ...
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Philip O'Connor Sep 14
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... threat. I spent two days this week at a seminar for journalists at the Auschwitz Museum & it struck me just how important our role as journalists is, and how easy it is to fall into the pitfalls that see us exploited and turned into amplifiers for the far right, rather ...
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Philip O'Connor Sep 14
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... than the analysts and reporters that we should be. I'm not sure if this has come up for discussion in your various newsrooms, but I'd be more than happy to come to Dublin and present a seminar to RTE journalists about the methods of the far right and how we as ...
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Philip O'Connor Sep 14
Replying to @philipoconnor
journalists need to respond if we are to properly do our jobs. Neither the organisation nor the individual journalists may agree with me - the point is to raise awareness and make informed decisions based on organisational values, personal integrity and the public service ...
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Philip O'Connor Sep 14
Replying to @philipoconnor
... mandate. To do so requires careful thought as to what is most important, and the balancing of competing, and often opposing, rights against one another. Feel free to give me a call on +46XXXXXXXXX if you'd like to discuss. Best Regards, Phil That is the content of ...
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Philip O'Connor Sep 14
Replying to @deeforbes_dee
... an email sent to on Sept. 27 2019. I never received a reply.
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Linda H 🙌😷🤧 Sep 14
Wow. I wasn't expecting that ending.
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Hazel Katherine Larkin Sep 14
Neither was I. Fair play,
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ÚnaK😷Kules🐶🐈 Sep 14
Replying to @philipoconnor
Sound advice, even over the last year they have gathered pace. Seems to be no will to call it as it is.
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oscarfranklin #StopTheCoup Sep 14
Replying to @spunsin @philipoconnor
From the UK - there's feck-all journalism being done now. Rather it's content-farming for clicks, likes, exposure and controversy. Unfortunately that gives the far right a clear run at the goal as they generate more of that than anyone else. The broadcasters have sold the pass.
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