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Hidden Histories: The Media War, From Fake News to Downing Street

Historian Donal Fallon and creator of the Three Castles Burning podcast joined On The Record with...

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14.11 5 Dec 2021


Hidden Histories: The Media War, From Fake News to Downing Street



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14.11 5 Dec 2021


Historian Donal Fallon and creator of the Three Castles Burning podcast joined On The Record with Gavan Reilly to discuss.

This week, the make-up of the British Empire shifted somewhat - with the birth of the Republic of Barbados.

A century ago this week however, the shifting make-up of that Empire concerned….us. As the Anglo-Irish Treaty was being trashed out, a vicious media war was playing out in the press in these islands.

To some journalists, it was a disgrace that men like Michael Collins were sitting at the table of high politics,while the Dáil sent press secretaries and more to try and win the ear - and influence - of the British mainstream press.

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