In a deal that will have investment bankers foaming at the mouth Disney announced this morning that the company has purchased the vast majority of media company 21st Century Fox's assets for a staggering $54.4 billion. Including the movie and TV studios 20th Century Fox, FX Networks, 22 sports networks and Fox's stakes in Sky … Continue reading X-Man Down: What does Disney’s merger with Fox mean for movies?
Rachel O'Neill is the current editor of the College Tribune in University College Dublin. She has written for Her.ie on issues ranging from sexual harassment to legal abortion measures as well as appearing on the Tubridy Show on RTÉ Radio 1 as well as various panels discussing everything from abortion to medicinal cannabis. In the … Continue reading Media Tribunal: College Tribune Editor Rachel O’Neill talks about impeachment campaign.
Republican candidate Roy Moore has lost the US Senate seat to Democratic nominee Doug Jones in Alabama in a major blow to President Trump. Mr Jones, a 63-year old Alabama lawyer, became the first Democrat to win a Senate seat in Alabama in more than 25 years. His victory was widely seen as a reflection on the Trump … Continue reading Alabama’s judgement: Roy Moore loses election.
The Game Awards are an annual event held in Los Angeles. Hosted by the event's creator Geoff Keighley the ceremony features announcements, trailers and awards. The awards are live streamed globally from America to China to Ireland every year. The 2016 ceremony had a viewership of 3.8 million at its peak as well as special … Continue reading Game Awards: Liveblog
"There's some bang off this place," said my friend upon exiting Centraal Station onto Dam Square. He wasn't wrong. From our water-damaged hostel to early morning bakeries to the crowded coffee shops Amsterdam has a lot to offer the olfactory nerves. Still there are more than just odors in the capital of the Netherlands. Amsterdam … Continue reading Amsterdam: City of Smells
Being the son of not one but two famous authors is a terrible cross to bear if you want to write for a living. Born to Stephen and Tabitha King Joe Hill was faced with the choice of following in their footsteps or doing literally anything else. He chose the former but dispensed with the … Continue reading With Strange Weather Joe Hill captures lightning in a bottle.