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    • Gestures of generosity : the Irish gift of life 

      O'Dowd, Brendan (Dublin Business School, 2011)
      In this day and age, it is very rare to receive a “no strings attached” gift. There are nearly always some hidden terms or conditions. Yet last year in Ireland, 141 people received a gift from a stranger that radically ...
    • Global activism: the globalising effect of new & alternative media 

      Lambe, Michelle (Dublin Business School, 2008)
      The subject I am undertaking research in is global activism and specifically the effect of new media, information and communications technologies (lCTs) and alternative media forms within this area. It is a contemporary ...
    • Hashtag 

      Alduwailah, Ahmad; Carolan, Matthew; Cluskey, Niamh; Corr, Michael; Curran, Garry; English, Craig; Fitzpatrick, Keith; Heldal, Linn; Kelly, Elizabeth; Lord, Kevin; Moriarty, Aimee; O'Connor, Marie; O'Connor, Luke; O'Neill, Holly; Walsh, Graeme; Anuforo, Lucas; Ellis, Sean; Mahmud, Fatima; Mouzeviris, Christos; Roche, Emma; Ronan, Andrew (Dublin Business School, 2013)
      This is an End of Year Project of the BA (Hons) Journalism students. They created a magazine, from concept to finished print product. Winner of the 2013/14 SMEDIA Awards (Student Media Awards) for a small publication. ...
    • The hidden sexual abuse of female war correspondents 

      Kelly, Louise (Dublin Business School, 2010)
      The possibility of sexual abuse, and the apparent reticence in reporting this abuse is a very real concern for female war correspondents. As the majority of those abused opt to keep the incident under wraps rather than ...
    • How advances in media related technology are changing journalism and the role of the journalist 

      Casey, Colin (Dublin Business School, 2010)
      This Final Year Project is an analysis and examination of how advances in new information and communication technologies have influenced and effected journalism in general and how they have affected the Irish journalistic ...
    • Human trafficking and new media: Is new media helping or hindering the fight against human trafficking? 

      Daly, Ciara (Dublin Business School, 2007)
      This dissertation investigates the question – ‘Is new media helping or hindering the fight against human trafficking’? It explores the influences that have contributed to an anti-trafficking movement whilst looking at how ...
    • The impact the switchover from analogue to digital broadcasting will have on RTE and its role as a Public Service Broadcaster 

      Lyons, Michael (Dublin Business School, 2007)
      The television landscape in Ireland has dramatically changed over the last two decades. Since 1996 TG4, an Irish language station and TV3, a commercial broadcaster have launched as terrestrial broadcasters operating in ...
    • Internet defamation and Irish Law 

      Magee, Orlaith (Dublin Business School, 2010)
      The purpose of this dissertation is to assess the statutory protection outlined in the 2009 Defamation Act for the citizens, corporations and Internet intermediaries of Ireland in respect of Internet defamation. I will ...
    • Is dance becoming a more popular art form? 

      Moriarty, Aimee (Dublin Business School, 2014)
      I have always had a huge interest in dance and have been enrolled in dance classes from the age of four years old. My thesis is a series of five feature article that cover the topic of Dance in Ireland. Chapter One is a ...
    • Is the Irish media's reportage of gangland crime true to life, despite claims of glorification? 

      Hughes, Leah (Dublin Business School, 2013)
      This Final Year Project seeks to answer the research question, “Is the Irish media’s reportage of gangland crime true to life despite claims of glorification?” while also giving an insight into the term ‘gangland crime’ ...
    • Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? How tribute bands have taken centre stage over the past two decades 

      Heldal, Linn (Dublin Business School, 2014)
      This series of five feature articles is focusing on the Tribute Band phenomena in Irish Popular Music Culture. In this series the scene is examined through interviews with musicians, promoters, journalists and family members ...
    • Journalism after September 11th 

      Foster, Tom (Dublin Business School, 2007)
      The purpose of this paper is to research American media and to find out if journalism in America changed as a result of the terrorist attacks of September 11th in 2001. After researching American media from before September ...
    • Migrant workers in Ireland 

      Hilal, Yasmine (Dublin Business School, 2007)
      The main theme of the Final Year Project is whether the two main Irish daily broadsheet newspapers (The Irish Independent and The Irish Times) represent Paul Manning's democratic model for media, in their representation ...
    • The moulting tiger : the fallout from Ireland's jobs crisis 

      Madden, Sheena (Dublin Business School, 2011)
      Unemployment affects everyone. This is not a statement that could have been made without fallibility during the recession of the 1980s and 90s. Although today‟s unemployment figures mirror those from the peak of the last ...
    • News media, power, and representation. A case study: reporting Chechnya 

      Furlong, Mark (Dublin Business School, 2007)
      The purpose of this study is to analysis American newspaper coverage of the conflict in Chechnya. The study is conducted during a fundamental shift in American foreign policy. A content analysis will be conducted to see ...
    • Power and influence : news media's 'agenda setting' effect on elite policy 

      O'Brien, Ciaran (Dublin Business School, 2007)
      The purpose of this theoretical discussion is to assess the claim that the news media has the ability to elicit change in elite policy-makers through its ability to place an issue within the public agenda, through use of ...
    • Small stories big news : analysis of Ireland's local media industry on the frontlines of the globalisation battle 

      Woods, Sean (Dublin Business School, 2007)
      In this work I will try to assess the impact of today's rapid moving media climate on the Irish local media infrastructure. Discussing their position in the battle for/against globalisation. This will bring in debates over ...
    • To identify that the Hollywood iconic status given to previous decades of film stars and celebrities is now dead and unlikely to rise again 

      Tighe, Michelle (Dublin Business School, 2008)
      Between the years of 1907 and 1908, dramatic changes occurred in the American Motion picture production. New narrative forms of cinema such as dramatic films; comedy etc replaced and almost eclipsed the documentary form ...
    • U. S media coverage of the Asian tsunami 

      Belton, Suzie (Dublin Business School, 2007)
      The study of news has been at the forefront of all media literature. What we have learned from this literature is that news is constructed. All forms of media have been accused of using certain values, which inevitably ...