BiographyFergal Quinn joined UL as Lecturer in Journalism in 2014. He worked for over a decade as a print and multimedia journalist with RTÉ, The Cambodia Daily, The Irish Times, Longford Leader and The Roscommon Herald and completed his doctorate with Dublin City University.
He recently co-edited a special edition of Critical Discourse Studies: "Journalism and Inequality" and leads the newly launched MA in Journalism, Sport in UL.
Research InterestsResearch interests include:
- journalism ethics
-representation of minorities and societal inequality in journalism output
- comparative models of journalism practices and journalism discourses, particularly intermedia ones
- journalism training, particularly in developing world and post-conflict environments
- developments in digital media and implications for journalism practice
- 2016 Member, Centre for Applied Language Studies