Irish Times Inside Politics
About This Show
The best analysis of the Irish political scene featuring Irish Times reporters and columnists, outside experts and political guests.
Also on this channel: Inside Story, an occasional series examining major news stories and how we cover them.
Most Recent Episode
Weaponised Facebook: It Couldn't Happen Here (Yet)
2 days ago
The Inside Politics team look at the harvesting of Facebook user data to target citizens with news, of both the real and fake varieties, to manipulate their opinions and ultimately their votes. It seems that technology has raced ahead of democracy. Is now the time to rein tech in? Elaine Edwards is The Irish Times's data security expert and she joins Hugh, Pat and Fiach to talk about the story, and what it means for the political system here in Ireland.
After that Fiach tells us how the mood music around Leinster House suggests a general election is not far away.
Rated 5 out of
The best weeky review of Irish politics!
This is a great show for those who like to wine and dine on the meat and blood of Irish politics!! I love the insight it provides into the workings and "going-ons" of Dail Eireann!
Date published: 2014-07-09