Neil Postman

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Dr  Niall Muldoon, Ombudsman for Children, said  we are now the fourth or fifth richest country in Europe, “and we can’t provide for families”.  File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/ The Irish Times

Ombudsman for Children Dr Niall Muldoon has criticised State reliance on landlords who lost out during the economic crash and are now “gorging . . . l(...)

Martin Luther: October 31st was the 500th anniversary of the day Luther hammered his revolutionary theses on to a Wittenberg church door. Photograph: Hendrik Schmidt/AFP/Getty Images

Columnist and academic John Naughton could hardly have chosen a better day on which to do a contemporary take on Martin Luther and post 95 theses(...)

Milo Yiannopoulos. Twitter has decided to bar him for life, allegedly for coordinating an attack on Leslie Jones, one of four women who star in the reboot of Ghostbusters.

Every summer, our family goes on holiday to a small village in Co Galway where there is very poor mobile signal and no broadband access, which is part(...)

Brave New World: has our watchfulness against a frontal attack from tyrants blind-sided us to the threat from within?

A book appeared in 1930 with a fascinating, haunting idea: a pill that replaces all human concerns and inner conflict with a mood of serene conform(...)

When he was assessing innovation in communications, the late critic Neil Postman liked to ask: “To what problem is this technology the solution(...)