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A Media panel on Manufacturing Consent at the Dublin Anarchist Bookfair 2014

A Media panel on Manufacturing Consent at the Dublin Anarchist Bookfair 2014

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ust how good are the mass media at keeping the rabble in line? This panel explores the media’s complicity with the rich and powerful and what we can do about it.

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Julien Mercille, lecturer at University College Dublin, will talk about Irish media coverage of the housing bubble and economic crisis in Ireland since 2008.

Henry Silke, curator of the Critical Media Review blog, will discuss the structural aspects to news production and the ideological aspects of the media response to the crisis.

Mark Malone, long-time participant in anarchist/radical projects and co-producer with The Live Register media collective, looks at what, if any, recent changes in communication tech offers media activism in support of social struggles

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