Biography

Fergal 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 Interests

Research 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



Professional Activities

Association

  • 2016 Member, Centre for Applied Language Studies

Books

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Book Chapters

Cambodia and the United Nations 1980-2000 (and beyond)

Dr. Fergal Quinn
2018
Basingstoke
Palgrave Macmillan
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Edited Books

News Discourse and Power: Critical Perspectives on Journalism and Inequality

Dr. Fergal Quinn
2021
London
Routledge
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Peer Reviewed Journals

Telling the truth about power? Journalism discourses and the facilitation of inequality

Dr. Fergal Quinn
2019
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Discourses of tragedy: a comparative corpus- based study of newspaper reportage of the Berkeley balcony collapse and Carrickmines fire

Dr. Fergal Quinn
2019
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Her Name was Clodagh: Twitter and the News Discourse of Murder Suicide

Dr. Fergal Quinn
2019
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Failing to Prepare? Journalism Ethics Education in the Developing World: The Case of Cambodia

Dr. Fergal Quinn
2018
London
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Justice reframed? An analysis of Twitter and print media discourses on two sexual assault verdicts

Dr. Fergal Quinn
2020
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An Examination of the Interaction of Democratic Ideals with Journalism Training Programmes in the Global South: The Case of Cambodia

Dr. Fergal Quinn
2020
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Other Journals

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Conference Publications

Communication, Media and Journalism research group

Dr. Fergal Quinn
2019
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Conference Contributions

IAMCR Tampere 2020

Dr. Fergal Quinn
2020
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#Resistance: Exploring digital resistance by marginalised groups

Dr. Fergal Quinn
2019
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10 years of Journalism at University of Limerick

Dr. Fergal Quinn
2019
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IAMCR Annual conference 2016

Dr. Fergal Quinn
2016
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SAI Annual Conference, 2017

Dr. Fergal Quinn
2017
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Critical Media Literacy: Who needs it

Dr. Fergal Quinn
2017
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Published Reports

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Editorials

The high cost of health misinformation

Dr. Fergal Quinn
2020
RTE Brainstorm, Dublin
RTE
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Coronavirus: Public interest must be the priority in media reporting

Dr. Fergal Quinn
2020
Dublin
Irish Times
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Tech giants who profit from fake news must face their responsibility

Dr. Fergal Quinn
2017
National Newspaper
Independent Newspapers
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In a blizzard of nonsense, truth can still Trump falsehood

Dr. Fergal Quinn
2017
Cork
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The free press is under attack in Cambodia, and we should be paying attention

Dr. Fergal Quinn
2017
Cork
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Book Reviews

Book review: Eric Freedman, Robyn S. Goodman & Elanie Steyn (eds.) (2018). Critical Perspectives on Journalists' Beliefs and Actions. Global Experiences. London: Routledge

Dr. Fergal Quinn
2018
Poland
Central European Journal of Communication, Polish Communication Association
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Other Publications

In a blizzard of nonsense, truth can still Trump falsehood

Dr. Fergal Quinn
2017
Cork
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The high cost of health misinformation

Dr. Fergal Quinn
2020
RTE Brainstorm, Dublin
RTE
Read more

The free press is under attack in Cambodia, and we should be paying attention

Dr. Fergal Quinn
2017
Cork
Read more

Coronavirus: Public interest must be the priority in media reporting

Dr. Fergal Quinn
2020
Dublin
Irish Times
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The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Mass Media and Society: Freedom of Information Act (US)

Dr. Fergal Quinn
2020
US
Sage
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The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Mass Media and Society: Cambodia

Dr. Fergal Quinn
2020
Sage
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Language, power and media coverage of minorities

Dr. Fergal Quinn
2019
Ireland
RTE.ie
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Book review: Eric Freedman, Robyn S. Goodman & Elanie Steyn (eds.) (2018). Critical Perspectives on Journalists' Beliefs and Actions. Global Experiences. London: Routledge

Dr. Fergal Quinn
2018
Poland
Central European Journal of Communication, Polish Communication Association
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Tech giants who profit from fake news must face their responsibility

Dr. Fergal Quinn
2017
National Newspaper
Independent Newspapers
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