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#illridewithyou combats Islamophobia following Sydney café seige

In the wake of Monday’s tragic attack on a Sydney café, Australians have taken to social media to condemn “Islamophobia” by tweeting #illridewithyou.

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Current Events

Denver Cops Arrest Man who Exposed them Beating Man on Video While Promoting Cop who did the Beating

By Carlos Miller | PINAC | December 14, 2014

A man who video recorded Denver police repeatedly punching a man in the face, causing his head to bounce off the pavement, before tripping his pregnant wife and causing her to fall on her face – sparking an FBI investigation into the department – was arrested Thursday in what appears to be a case of retaliation.

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Civil Liberties

The Rise Of Citizen Journalism

Citizen Journalism can be explained as when members of the general public take it upon themselves to capture and report a news story. It is a relatively new phenomenon, and has exploded in popularity since the dawn of social media. 436 more words

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Citizen Journalism

Citizen journalism can be defined as the gathering, writing, editing, production and distribution of news and information by people not trained as professional journalists.

Nowadays, this phenomenon is becoming ever more prominent.   179 more words

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NUIM? No bro, it's Maynooth University, got it?

Where do I begin?
Ah yes, after completing the leaving certificate in secondary school I decided to ‘hop on the friend bandwagon’ in fear that I had to be with my friends to enjoy college. 509 more words

Social Media

Citizen Journalism

Citizen journalism can be seen as a lot of different things. I read one time that it is the writing, editing, production and distribution of news and information by people not trained as professional journalists. 200 more words

Our Citizen Journalism Project in Ireland

It doesn’t take a genius to see that Ireland, right at this very moment, is a country in crisis. We are being forced to swallow a whole package of austerity measures that are bleeding the life blood out of the country. 513 more words

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