Phelim McAleer and his wife  Ann McElhinney (pictured) are hoping to make a film about convicted Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

California-based Irish journalist and documentary filmmaker Phelim McAleer has raised $573,000 (€413,000) of a targeted $2.1 million on a crowd(...)

Actor Alec Baldwin  directed a series of  tweets at filmmaker Phelim McAleer, who has made a film in support of fracking entitled FrackNation. Photograph: Mark Blinch/Reuters

Irish documentary filmmaker Phelim McAleer has become embroiled in an online spat with Hollywood actor Alec Baldwin over fracking, the controversial o(...)