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# the-good-information-project - Yesterday’s News

'Will we leave people behind or not?': How climate change is likely to impact people's health in Ireland
# Impact
# Impact

'Will we leave people behind or not?': How climate change is likely to impact people's health in Ireland

20 hours ago 5,353 Views 1 Comment

Ireland has been shielded so far from the worst effects of the climate crisis, but there are still warning signs ahead.

# the-good-information-project - Friday 27 May, 2022

WATCH: Open Newsroom - The power of patient advocacy in healthcare
# Patient Power
# Patient Power

WATCH: Open Newsroom - The power of patient advocacy in healthcare

Fri 7:00 PM 4,546 Views 1 Comment

Watch our Open Newsroom session on how the patient advocacy movement could revolutionise health services – if they are listened to.

'I’ve never seen morale so broken': What one change do healthcare workers want to improve the system?
# Health In Ireland
# Health In Ireland

'I’ve never seen morale so broken': What one change do healthcare workers want to improve the system?

Fri 12:05 AM 18,356 Views 25 Comments
  • The Irish healthcare system is frequently hit with criticism and suggestions for how it can be improved.
  • Progress on the overhaul of the system is continuing but has been slow.
  • We asked workers and those familiar with the sector what one change they would like to see put into place.

# the-good-information-project - Tuesday 24 May, 2022

'The belief that being a doctor is a vocation and all else must be sacrificed… that mentality is waning'
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

'The belief that being a doctor is a vocation and all else must be sacrificed… that mentality is waning'

Tue 8:00 PM 19,385 Views 11 Comments

Non-consultant hospital doctors are currently balloting on whether to take industrial action over their working conditions.

The Good Information Podcast: What will the new working week look like?
# Tgip-podcast
# Tgip-podcast

The Good Information Podcast: What will the new working week look like?

Tue 10:57 AM 8,685 Views 2 Comments

Covid transformed Ireland’s working culture. The Good Information Podcast can tell you what that means for you.

Easy as ABC? Solving Ireland's lethal Acute Bed Capacity crisis
# State Of Emergency
# State Of Emergency

Easy as ABC? Solving Ireland's lethal Acute Bed Capacity crisis

Tue 12:04 AM 11,974 Views 14 Comments
  • Inpatient bed numbers among lowest in EU and nowhere near demand predicted by capacity reviews
  • Maria Delaney of investigative platform Noteworthy examines why despite overcrowding constantly being reported, hundreds of people continue to die
  • Full capacity protocol activated weekly at University Hospital Limerick, often resulting in cancelled ops

# the-good-information-project - Sunday 22 May, 2022

‘We don’t stigmatise other conditions in the way that we stigmatise the problem of excess body weight'
# Obesity
# Obesity

‘We don’t stigmatise other conditions in the way that we stigmatise the problem of excess body weight'

May 22nd 2022, 7:00 AM 27,345 Views 68 Comments

There is frustration over the lack of resources for obesity treatment in Ireland.

# the-good-information-project - Saturday 21 May, 2022

FactCheck: Is 10% of Ireland's healthcare budget spent on diabetes?
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

FactCheck: Is 10% of Ireland's healthcare budget spent on diabetes?

May 21st 2022, 8:00 AM 17,634 Views 0 Comments

The claim has been made by government ministers and the HSE itself.

The Good Information Project is launching The Good Information Podcast
# TGIP
# TGIP

The Good Information Project is launching The Good Information Podcast

May 21st 2022, 6:00 AM 3,310 Views 0 Comments

Catch up with all of the in-depth, original reporting from The Good Information Project.

# the-good-information-project - Friday 20 May, 2022

Would it work here: Could Ireland bring in a national electronic healthcare record for everyone?
# Health System
# Health System

Would it work here: Could Ireland bring in a national electronic healthcare record for everyone?

May 20th 2022, 8:00 PM 21,371 Views 31 Comments

Electronic healthcare records are already in place in several European countries.

# the-good-information-project - Tuesday 17 May, 2022

'We needed more beds, we still need more beds': Will lessons be learned from the pandemic?
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

'We needed more beds, we still need more beds': Will lessons be learned from the pandemic?

May 17th 2022, 12:05 AM 8,567 Views 11 Comments

With Ireland now in a different phase of the Covid-19 pandemic, will lessons be learned from the crisis gone by?

# the-good-information-project - Monday 16 May, 2022

Why we emigrated: Irish healthcare professionals on what pushed them to leave
# Out Of Here
# Out Of Here

Why we emigrated: Irish healthcare professionals on what pushed them to leave

May 16th 2022, 12:05 AM 36,326 Views 25 Comments
  • The problem is not unique to Ireland but there are a lot of push factors in the Irish healthcare system, according to staff
  • The situation is radically different in other countries, say nurses, doctors and physios who have left Ireland
  • " I was in a theatre all day with one surgeon and I worked every day with him for a year and he didn’t know my name."

# the-good-information-project - Sunday 15 May, 2022

More than half of people in Ireland think that healthcare is getting worse
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

More than half of people in Ireland think that healthcare is getting worse

May 15th 2022, 12:05 AM 15,848 Views 36 Comments
  • People on lower incomes and without health insurance were most likely to say that Ireland's healthcare system is worsening
  • People earning over €80,000 were most likely to say that the system has stayed the same
  • However, responses were split when it came to people's individual experiences of the system, reports Jack White

# the-good-information-project - Friday 13 May, 2022

Explainer: What exactly is Sláintecare? And is it working?
# Lot Done More To Do
# Lot Done More To Do

Explainer: What exactly is Sláintecare? And is it working?

May 13th 2022, 9:30 PM 17,626 Views 13 Comments

It’s probably the most radical overhaul of Ireland’s healthcare system ever. Five years in, what’s working? And what isn’t?

# the-good-information-project - Wednesday 11 May, 2022

The 'workhorses' of the health service: How Ireland's GPs are under increasing pressure right now
# No Doctors In The House
# No Doctors In The House

The 'workhorses' of the health service: How Ireland's GPs are under increasing pressure right now

May 11th 2022, 9:00 PM 18,851 Views 7 Comments

“I have seen the ups and downs of general practice. I have seen it when it was sneered at, when it was dismissed”

Poll: Do you have private health insurance?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Do you have private health insurance?

May 11th 2022, 10:00 AM 44,933 Views 45 Comments

This month, The Good Information Project is looking at healthcare in Ireland and we want to hear from you.

# the-good-information-project - Tuesday 10 May, 2022

Open Thread:  What one change would you like to see in the Irish healthcare system?
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

Open Thread: What one change would you like to see in the Irish healthcare system?

May 10th 2022, 8:00 PM 14,803 Views 79 Comments

This month, The Good Information Project is looking at healthcare in Ireland and we want to hear from you.

# the-good-information-project - Sunday 8 May, 2022

Can Ireland's health system be fixed, or is it beyond repair?
# Health In Ireland
# Health In Ireland

Can Ireland's health system be fixed, or is it beyond repair?

May 8th 2022, 8:30 AM 16,863 Views 33 Comments

This month, The Good Information Project will take a look at healthcare in Ireland.

# the-good-information-project - Thursday 5 May, 2022

The Explainer: In the age of disinformation and misinformation, how does factchecking work?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: In the age of disinformation and misinformation, how does factchecking work?

May 5th 2022, 6:00 PM 3,070 Views 0 Comments

The Good Information Project has been looking at the fight against misinfo and disinfo, and this week on the podcast we’re taking a look at how factchecking and how it works.

# the-good-information-project - Sunday 1 May, 2022

The war on misinformation: What counts as a win?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

The war on misinformation: What counts as a win?

May 1st 2022, 7:00 PM 8,860 Views 16 Comments

Will we ever be free of bad information or do we simply learn coping strategies to keep up the fight?

Can people be 'inoculated' against false news?
# Pyschology
# Pyschology

Can people be 'inoculated' against false news?

May 1st 2022, 8:00 AM 10,042 Views 29 Comments

‘Prebunking’ involves innoculating people with weaker doses of misinformation in a safe space in order to strenghten their ability to spot it in the wild.

# the-good-information-project - Saturday 30 April, 2022

Are the social media platforms doing enough - or anything - to deal with misinformation?
# The Good Fight
# The Good Fight

Are the social media platforms doing enough - or anything - to deal with misinformation?

Apr 30th 2022, 6:00 PM 8,510 Views 17 Comments

Facebook, Twitter and YouTube all say that they’re trying to make their platforms better. What exactly are they doing?

# the-good-information-project - Friday 29 April, 2022

How effective was Arnold Schwarzenegger's viral video message to Russia?
# Intervention
# Intervention

How effective was Arnold Schwarzenegger's viral video message to Russia?

Apr 29th 2022, 10:00 PM 53,042 Views 36 Comments

“There is research showing that the source of information is less effective if people are forewarned of the persuasion attempt,” says Shane Timmons of the ESRI.

# the-good-information-project - Thursday 28 April, 2022

Quiz: Can you identify this satellite image?
# OSINT
# OSINT

Quiz: Can you identify this satellite image?

Apr 28th 2022, 8:05 PM 39,596 Views 23 Comments

Can you identify these Irish facilities from satellite images? Put your verification skills to the test

'I go to bed tired but I go to bed satisfied': Verifying war through a screen
# TGIP Misinformation
# TGIP Misinformation

'I go to bed tired but I go to bed satisfied': Verifying war through a screen

Apr 28th 2022, 8:00 PM 9,831 Views 1 Comment

How the New York Times and a self confessed ‘nerd’ volunteer use openly-sourced information to investigate war and cut across disinformation.

# the-good-information-project - Sunday 24 April, 2022

"Our current approach is insufficient" - The fight against foreign interference in Europe's institutions
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

"Our current approach is insufficient" - The fight against foreign interference in Europe's institutions

Apr 24th 2022, 6:00 PM 12,457 Views 13 Comments

The EU has spent 18 months looking into how malicious foreign actors are manipulating public debate. It has plans for how to stop them – but will they work?

# the-good-information-project - Thursday 21 April, 2022

Watch: Open Newsroom - The EU frontline against Russian disinformation
# Russian Disinformation
# Russian Disinformation

Watch: Open Newsroom - The EU frontline against Russian disinformation

Apr 21st 2022, 12:23 PM 9,398 Views 17 Comments

Watch our Open Newsroom session on Russia disinformation and what we can all do to push back against it

# the-good-information-project - Monday 18 April, 2022

'Some narratives have been crafted by PR professionals in the US, pushed by vested interests'
# Climate Misinformation
# Climate Misinformation

'Some narratives have been crafted by PR professionals in the US, pushed by vested interests'

Apr 18th 2022, 10:00 PM 17,935 Views 29 Comments

Research has found that climate misinformation is usually produced by well-resourced organisations rather than at grassroots level.

# the-good-information-project - Saturday 16 April, 2022

Over two-thirds say they have seen their friends or family share misinformation online
# Online Misinformation
# Online Misinformation

Over two-thirds say they have seen their friends or family share misinformation online

Apr 16th 2022, 9:30 AM 12,526 Views 49 Comments

Polling conducted by Ireland Thinks indicates that most Irish people are being exposed to misinformation by friends and family

# the-good-information-project - Thursday 14 April, 2022

Open Newsroom invitation: The EU frontline against Russian disinformation
# Open Newsroom
# Open Newsroom

Open Newsroom invitation: The EU frontline against Russian disinformation

Apr 14th 2022, 7:00 PM 7,731 Views 5 Comments

Get involved with our reporting on disinformation by signing up for our Open Newsroom webinar.

# the-good-information-project - Tuesday 12 April, 2022

Watch our live event: Tools, tactics & strategies - how we can get ahead in the online disinfo war
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

Watch our live event: Tools, tactics & strategies - how we can get ahead in the online disinfo war

Apr 12th 2022, 7:00 PM 4,914 Views 2 Comments

Watch our expert panel discussion on how to stop misinformation.

# the-good-information-project - Thursday 7 April, 2022

Open Thread: How have you been affected by false information?
# Over To You
# Over To You

Open Thread: How have you been affected by false information?

Apr 7th 2022, 8:00 PM 8,039 Views 58 Comments

We want to hear about how disinformation and misinformation have popped up in your life. What effect has dodgy information had on you and your loved ones?

Poll: Who is most responsible for stopping the spread of misinformation?
# FAKE NEWS
# FAKE NEWS

Poll: Who is most responsible for stopping the spread of misinformation?

Apr 7th 2022, 10:00 AM 14,746 Views 54 Comments

Misinformation is becoming increasingly hard to avoid, and its effects are deeply harming society. Who should be leading the charge against it?

# the-good-information-project - Wednesday 6 April, 2022

Are we winning the fight against misinformation?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Are we winning the fight against misinformation?

Apr 6th 2022, 8:00 AM 8,482 Views 26 Comments

Is it even winnable at all? Or is false information just a fact of life now?

# the-good-information-project - Tuesday 5 April, 2022

'The European Union is more faithful to the Irish language than the Irish state is'
# Full Working Language
# Full Working Language

'The European Union is more faithful to the Irish language than the Irish state is'

Apr 5th 2022, 8:00 PM 16,006 Views 37 Comments

On 1 January, the Irish language became a full official and working language of the European Union. It’s been a long road to get here.

# the-good-information-project - Sunday 3 April, 2022

Dóchas agus dúchas: Hope and history need to rhyme for the Irish language to thrive
# Beatha Teanga I A Labhairt
# Beatha Teanga I A Labhairt

Dóchas agus dúchas: Hope and history need to rhyme for the Irish language to thrive

Apr 3rd 2022, 6:01 PM 9,891 Views 15 Comments

We’ve spent the last few weeks assessing the health of the language and what it means to society.

'There is no need for me to ever speak English at home': The town with the highest percentage of Irish speakers
# Mín Lárach
# Mín Lárach

'There is no need for me to ever speak English at home': The town with the highest percentage of Irish speakers

Apr 3rd 2022, 7:30 AM 70,035 Views 29 Comments

“From the moment I wake until the moment I go to bed, I speak Irish.”

# the-good-information-project - Saturday 2 April, 2022

Tráth na gCeist: How much do you know about the current state of the Irish language?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Tráth na gCeist: How much do you know about the current state of the Irish language?

Apr 2nd 2022, 10:00 PM 19,043 Views 28 Comments

How much do you know about the Irish language and its place in society?

Irish speakers are leaving Gaeltacht areas due to problems with planning and a lack of housing
# Housing
# Housing

Irish speakers are leaving Gaeltacht areas due to problems with planning and a lack of housing

Apr 2nd 2022, 7:30 AM 32,333 Views 29 Comments

“When we left, the island probably lost more than we did. Because they lost a whole family. Gone.”

# the-good-information-project - Friday 1 April, 2022

There are plans for an Irish Language Quarter in Dublin. How would it work?
# Baile Atha Cliath
# Baile Atha Cliath

There are plans for an Irish Language Quarter in Dublin. How would it work?

Apr 1st 2022, 6:01 AM 22,831 Views 46 Comments

The capital has a large community of Irish speakers and there are efforts to harness this.

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