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5.8 MEDIA AND COMMUNICATIONS
As an intellectual, the first duty of the academic who wishes to engage with society is on the level of ideas, writes Eddie Brennan. Trying to build a new society within the institutions, language and politics of the nineteenth century is hopeless; what is needed from intellectuals and academics is rebellious thought.
Brennan, E. 'Why we don't need an academic rebel alliance'. Politico (politico.ie). 18 May 2012.