Community Media and Identity in Ireland

by Jack Rosenberry
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Publisher: Taylor and Francis

Series: Routledge Focus on Media and Cultural Studies

Publication Date: October 11, 2017

ISBN: 9781351397018

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This book explores how Ireland’s community media outlets reflect and shape identity at the local level. While aspects of its culture date back centuries, the nation-state of Ireland is less than one hundred years old. Because of this and other elements of the island’s history, Irish identity is a contested topic and the island is a place where culture, identity and geography are tightly intertwined. By addressing how community media serve as agents for community building, the book examines how they in turn influence the way individuals connect with their communities.