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The excellent Here’s How current affairs podacast presented by journalist William Campbell (above) this week contains two stories on media FREEDOM.

William writes:

First I compare how RTÉ crime correspondent Paul Reynolds’ leak of the O’Higgins report contrasts with the actual document published two days later; and how RTÉ say Reynolds’ work has never been called into question.

….Secondly, I reports on EU moves to force websites like Broadsheet to pay a tax for links to online newspapers, and to pre-filter posted comments to meet the demands of old media.

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From top: Peter Lilley; William Campbell

Here’s How, the Irish current affairs podcast presented by William Campbell, meets UK Conservative Party MP and Brexit cheerleader Peter Lilley.

Sez William:

I mentioned George Eustace’s speech at the Farmers Club, where he talked about restoring powers over farming to Westminster, not to the Northern Ireland, Scottish and Welsh devolved governments….

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From top: Smári McCarthy’ William Campbell

This may shiver your timbers.

Last Sunday’s Icelandic election saw the Pirate Party sharply increase their representation in the Althingi, the Icelandic parliament.

In the latest Here’s How current affairs podcast journalist William Campbell chats with newly-elected MP for the Pirate Party, the Irish-Icelandic writer and programmer Smári McCarthy. a founder member of the party that campaigns for freedom online and offline.

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From, top: Arabeen Procession poster; William Campbell

 The Hussaini Islamic Trust UK is a Shi’ite organisation that organises the annual Arbaeen UK procession, marking dates in the Islamic calendar.

The event is used to express disapproval of terrorism in the name of Islam.

In the latest Here’s How current affairs podcast Williams Campbell hears from Waqar Haider the trust’s spokesman.

William writes:

Heard the one about the Muslims demonstrating against terrorism? No? Neither did many other people even though thousands attended…

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From top:  Dr. Brenda Corcoran, William Campbell.

William Campbell of the Here’s How podcast meets the HSE’s Consultant in Public Health Dr Brenda Corcoran to discuss the safety of HPV [human papillomavirus] vaccines (Cervarix, Gardasil, and Gardasil 9) which claim to prevent cervical cancer in females.

William writes:

I ask Dr Corcoran “Are girls going to die of cancer because they are being scared off the vaccine?’ She answers: ‘Yes’…

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From top: Cllr Francis Duffy and William Campbell

Architect and Green Party Councillor Francis Duffy meets journalist William Campbell, host of the Here’s How politics and whatnot podcast, to discuss his modest proposal to keep lamppoles poster free.

William writes:

South Dublin Green Party councillor Francis Duffy wants them banned but are election posters freedom of speech or a wasteful eyesore?

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From top: AJ Noonan, William Campbell

Small Firms’ Association spokesperson AJ Noonan talks to William Campbell of the Here’s How podcast about their pre-budget submission.

William writes:

Land needs to be freed up for house building. Will giving tax breaks to landowners achieve that? The discussion is, ah, lively….

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From top: Mick Fealty; William Campbell

In the latest episode of William Campbell’s Here’s How podcast (recently nominated for an Irish blog award) William meets veteran Northern Ireland journalist Mick Fealty, founding editor of Slugger O’Toole.

William writes:

Mick says the short-term effects of Brexit are being overestimated but the long-term effects are being underestimated. Will unionists really flock to get Irish passports?

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William Campbell meets James Behan, spokesperson for men’s rights group Men’s Voices Ireland in the latest edition of his Here’s How current affairs podcast.

William writes:

James talks about discrimination against men in family law courts, education and wider society. But are his points undermined by suggestions on his website making false claims about the level of false rape accusations?

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