Patrick Freyne is a feature writer with The Irish Times and regularly appears on The Last Word on Today FM discussing television. He formerly wrote columns about television and radio for the Sunday Tribune and the Evening Herald and business articles for Business & Finance. He was named best critic at the NewsBrands Ireland Journalism awards in 2017, for the second year in a row.
Madeleine Keane, Literary editor of the Sunday Independent and Fred Studemann, Literary editor of The Financial Times talk to Patrick Freyne about the value, purpose and effectiveness of the book review. What makes a good review? Is book reviewing a public service or an art? Why in Ireland will publishers tell you that non-fiction books […]
Making a Murderer captured the attention of millions of viewers globally. The extraordinary story of convicted murderer Steven Avery and his nephew Brendan Dassey has now taken a new turn with Avery winning his appeal to present new evidence that may overturn the original verdict. Apart from being the specific story of a murderer, an […]