Telling the truth is so hard to do

Considering the haphazard way in which the Ray Burke scandal broke in the Republic, only with the emergence of a single determined whistleblower James Gogarty, David Adams weighs the chances of anyone telling the truth in Northern Ireland, and finds them as remote as ever.

Mick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty

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