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    Budgetjam! A communications intervention in the political-economic crisis in Ireland


    Titley, Gavan (2013) Budgetjam! A communications intervention in the political-economic crisis in Ireland. Journalism, 14 (2). pp. 292-306. ISSN 1464-8849

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    Abstract

    This essay reflects on a communications intervention organized immediately following the ‘bailout’ provided to Ireland by the troika of the European Commission, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the European Central Bank (ECB), and preceding the implementation of an ‘austerity’ budget designed to further the transfer of banking debt to the sovereign. Reacting to the steadfast official narrative that ‘there is no alternative’, and the general failure of mainstream journalism to question the framing of the ‘bailout’, a network of political and community activists, journalists and academics experimented with ways of challenging the dominant framing of the crisis

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Austerity; Europe; financial journalism; Ireland; jamming; neoliberalism;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Arts,Celtic Studies and Philosophy > School of English, Media & Theatre Studies
    Item ID: 4616
    Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1177/1464884912448917
    Depositing User: Gavan Titley
    Date Deposited: 25 Nov 2013 15:16
    Journal or Publication Title: Journalism
    Publisher: SAGE Publications
    Refereed: Yes
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