Wide-ranging, insightful conversation between Gerry O’Neill and Irish ex-pat Ewan MacKenna – Journalist, author & broadcaster.
You will have yours, but two stand outs for me:
- Our culture now prevents nuanced perspectives and conversations. Ask a question, drop a hint and we are instantly categorised as either pro- or anti- … vax… lockdown… Putin… Ukraine… no middle ground allowed.
- In the current lull it’s easy to forget things. Like ISAG1the Independent Scientific Advocacy Group members deceiving politicians, scaremongering approach and desire to sort things with a good hurley and no witnesses.
Gript coverage of Newstalk taking down, then reinstating it.
ISAG leaked emails and more on Gript.ie
- 1the Independent Scientific Advocacy Group
- 2MacKenna starts about 6-7mins in. Note: the player does not allow skipping forward, and stopping means restarting from beginning.