The porn-appropriate age

March 15, 2023

Pornography, or ‘porn’ as it is more commonly referred to, is defined as ‘the depiction of erotic behaviour (as in pictures or writing) intended to cause sexual excitement.’ That being said, one may argue a


The College View joins the Media Production Society

February 16, 2022

It has been confirmed that The College View, DCU’s student newspaper, will become a new part of the Media Production Society. The amalgamation was signed off during an EGM of the Society in late January.

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The Hype

Can you separate artist from allegation?

November 29, 2017

Despite many positive moments, 2017 will undoubtedly go down in history as the year when allegations of sexual exploitation were rife among prominent members of the media.


On Journalism, Networked Advocacy and Post-Truth

January 5, 2017

Digital technologies and the pervasiveness and wide accessibility of the internet have fundamentally transformed the way journalists and advocates function. Because of the speed at which technology is advancing – and therefore the nature of

News Features

Minority groups and modern media: a war of its own

November 16, 2016

The political turmoil between Western society and Islamic culture has fundamentally – and permanently – redefined modern journalistic practices, with every one of our well-favoured news outlets equally responsible for contributing to the European epidemic


Media and male body image

November 18, 2015

There’s no denying that social media has a negative impact on female body image by portraying ‘the ideal woman’, but what about the male body image? Does social media negatively affect how men perceive their body image, just like women?


Descent to Digital Dystopia

February 25, 2015

Cian Roche weighs out the pros and cons of digital media against its traditional print counterpart.

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News Features

RIP celebrity

April 16, 2014

The death of Peaches Geldof was the most covered news story last week. The College View looks at why it received so much airtime.