February 25th, 2015 | by EJC
The dramatic siege in Sydney’s Martin Place played out in front of a global audience through real-time reporting by mainstream news outlets abetted by social media. Australian media academic Julie Posetti discusses the way the events were reported
October 16th, 2014 | by EJC
Why do news outlets typically choose to emphasize the sensational worst-case scenario? Owen Schaefer examines the construction of headlines reporting on the Ebola epidemic.
June 2nd, 2014 | by EJC
Ireland and Northern Ireland experienced a partisan conflict from the late 1960s-1998, and many consider the peace process to be ongoing. Dr. Geraldine Smyth, of the Irish School of Ecumenics, spoke with CIME Associate Heather DeVaney about media ethics, peace processes, and shaping society in Northern Ireland