43 min

‘THE MOST POWERFUL ENTITY ON EARTH: Áine Kerr, Brian MacCraith + John Mulholland Ireland's Edge

    • Society & Culture

Malcolm X once called the media 'the most powerful entity on earth', with 'the power to make the innocent guilty and the guilty innocent'. Social media, 'fake news', and political and corporate propaganda have all shaken trust in the news media, while disinformation about vaccinations and climate change have revealed limits to its power to inform. Christopher Kissane speaks with leading figures about the future of the media in an age of 'alternative facts'.
 
John Mulholland, Editor, The Guardian USÁine Kerr, COO and Co-Founder, Kinzen Brian MacCraith, Chair of the Covid-19 Vaccination Task Force and Future of Media Commission Moderated by Christopher Kissane, Ireland’s Edge 

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Malcolm X once called the media 'the most powerful entity on earth', with 'the power to make the innocent guilty and the guilty innocent'. Social media, 'fake news', and political and corporate propaganda have all shaken trust in the news media, while disinformation about vaccinations and climate change have revealed limits to its power to inform. Christopher Kissane speaks with leading figures about the future of the media in an age of 'alternative facts'.
 
John Mulholland, Editor, The Guardian USÁine Kerr, COO and Co-Founder, Kinzen Brian MacCraith, Chair of the Covid-19 Vaccination Task Force and Future of Media Commission Moderated by Christopher Kissane, Ireland’s Edge 

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43 min

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