Award ceremonies: The Emperor’s got no clothes on

Picture the scene. It's the final stage of the Olympics gymnastics. One by one, the judges reveal their scores. After a stunning performance, first place goes to Russia. The crowds go wild. But wait! The organisers quickly pull the athlete to one side to explain that although the competition was transparent (obviously), she won on merit … Continue reading Award ceremonies: The Emperor’s got no clothes on

Political Communication: #LE19 election posters show a lack of imagination

In the run-up to the Local and European elections in Ireland on 24 May, a predictable debate broke out about election posters. On one side, community groups and environmentalist complain about the visual pollution and use of single-use plastics. On the other, politicians argue that they let an often apathetic public know that elections are … Continue reading Political Communication: #LE19 election posters show a lack of imagination