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Sinn Féin MP’s resignation demonstrates the dangers of social media for politicians

Reilly, Paul (2018) Sinn Féin MP’s resignation demonstrates the dangers of social media for politicians. Democratic Audit Blog (26 Jan 2018). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

On 15 January, Barry McElduff, Sinn Féin MP for West Tyrone, resigned after a video he posted on Twitter offended victims and families of the 1976 IRA Kingsmill massacre. Paul Reilly (University of Sheffield) examines what this incident means for politicians who make use of social media in Northern Ireland.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://www.democraticaudit.com/
Additional Information: © 2018 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Date Deposited: 29 Apr 2021 13:39
Last Modified: 24 Aug 2021 23:03
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/109560

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