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Section: Politico - Fair Comment | Date: 2012-03-08 15:06:55
In John Patrick Shanley's excellent play, "Doubt" (filmed with Meryl Streep and Phillip Seymour Hoffman in 2008), Sister Aloysius uses a lie to extract a tacit admission of his paedophile tendencies from Fr. Father Flynn.
Had he not had a history of molestation on his conscience, he would have steadfastly protested his innocence against the lie. Although the nun has no real proof, she takes his resignation as an admission of guilt.All through his presidential campaign Seán Gallagher was at pains to portray himself as some kind of community youth worker instead of the Fianna Fáil insider he is. Despite his recent membership of Fianna Fáil's National Executive and pictures of him rubbing shoulders with Bertie Ahearne, the PR seemed to be working.
Section: Politico - Politics | Date: 2011-10-25 20:16:12
In the early days of the presidential race, Pat Kenny held an illuminating interview on the value of social media in an election campaign. On September 5, he interviewed Ewan McIntosh, a social media strategist who co-directed a “digital election arms race” that helped the Scottish National Party (SNP) sweep to an historic majority in May of this year. The strategy involved a “daily cycle of news", which "enthused volunteers" and "allowed people to feel ownership of the party”. Party members co-ordinated efforts on Twitter and Facebook to spread party messages. Crucially, the campaign was timed to build a crescendo of support on polling day. By Malachy Browne.
[A version of this article was first published in the Irish Examiner, October 25.]
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