Prof. John Horgan, 'Journalism, Regulation and Law'

Moore Institute Seminar Room (203)

Date & Time
9th November, 2010 @ 16:00:00

Prof. John Horgan, Press Ombudsman

'Journalism, Regulation and Law'

Biographical Details Professor John Horgan:

Born Tralee, Co. Kerry, 26 October 1940. Education: St Gerard's, Bray, Co Wicklow; Glenstal Abbey, Murroe, Co. Limerick; University College, Dublin; University College, Cork (BA 1962, PhD 1997); The Law Society, Dublin. Employment: Evening Press (1962), Catholic Herald (1962-63), Irish Times (1963-1976). Editor, Education Times (1973-76). Member, Seanad Eireann, 1969-77; Dáil Eireann, 1977-81; European Parliament 1982-83. Dublin City University, 1983-2006. Member of: Interim Radio Commission (1985-87), Commission on the Newspaper Industry (1995-96), Forum on Broadcasting (2002). Fellow, Center for International Relations, Harvard University (1987-88). Jean Monnet Research Professor, European University Institute, Florence (2002). Appointed Press Ombudsman by the Press Council of Ireland (2007).

Research Interests:

Journalism, Media, Media History, Media Ethics, Political Economy of Media; 20th Century Irish History and Biography.