James Mahon
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Irish broadcast journalist James Mahon has mainly worked in radio, television and online journalism since 2006 and is the founder of indie rock label Coal Records Ltd.

James has presented on television and radio in Ireland, Sheffield, New York and L.A. and has a passion for giving a voice to people whom society often forgets.

He is currently a TV news reporter with a CBS affiliate in Chattanooga, Tenn.

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A Tale of Two Cities, Birmingham Alabama and England

(0) Comments | Posted 26 August 2014 | (05:38)

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They share a name, they share a similar population size coupled with a strong industrial past but now they share a similar vision albeit 4200 miles apart.

Birmingham's pride in steel is seen today both in the UK and US. Roaring industry that...

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Creationism and Evolution Square Off Once Again as Darwin Remembered

(0) Comments | Posted 12 March 2014 | (17:04)

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Faculty at Bryan College, which was founded on the beliefs of anti-Darwinism campaigner William Jennings Bryan, are being asked to follow a new Statement of Belief that says "All humanity is descended from Adam and Eve".

Bryan College is located in Dayton,...

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A Glimpse Inside an Adult World

(4) Comments | Posted 15 October 2013 | (04:15)

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When it came to light last month that members of the British parliament had accessed porn sites over a quarter of million times in a year it brought the world of adult entertainment back into mainstream British media.
Meanwhile across the pond in...

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The Clock Ticks On: The US Shutdown, A Southern View

(1) Comments | Posted 2 October 2013 | (00:00)

Political suicide or protecting your own corner. This is what the American shutdown boils down to for many here in the southern states, including British and Irish workers from textiles to finance.

As an elected official, whether you be north or south of the Mason Dixon Line, the fight against...

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A Beatles Inspired American Pop Culture Journalist, Charles J Moss

(0) Comments | Posted 7 August 2013 | (05:25)

For a Beatles fan growing up in East Tennessee, the music of the Liverpudlian quartet sparked an interest that would turn from a hobby to a career over the course of 20 years.
Charles J Moss is a journalist by night and a communications and media relations professional for...

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British Digital Marketing Guru Murray Newlands Shows It's Not Just One Direction Wowing America

(2) Comments | Posted 29 June 2013 | (05:01)

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So when you meet a fellow British or Irish wanderer overseas you naturally gossip about how much Steak and Ale pie is missed and how a Guinness wouldn't go astray. The natural progression for our nosy tabloid like culture is to ask what do...

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A Caribbean Dolphin Paradise With Regular Scottish Visitors

(0) Comments | Posted 27 June 2013 | (01:15)

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On arrival at the home of esteemed writer and former London frequenter Ernest Hemingway in Key West Florida one does not expect to be greeted with the question of are you Scottish?

Ironically the touristic Caribbean island has had numerous visitors from...

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Hollie McNish, A British Poet of the 21st Century

(3) Comments | Posted 13 June 2013 | (03:42)

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When we think of poetry we think of old men from hundreds of years ago miserable and confused.
What we do not think of is Eminem, Obama, The Streets, Hollie McNish is breaking boundaries and showing that poetry has a place and a...

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The Demise of British Journalism?

(0) Comments | Posted 4 November 2012 | (21:44)

We live in a strange world. Twelve months ago I moved to the UK in the hope of learning from the most talented and experienced broadcasters and producers in one of the most celebrated media environments in the world, which is the BBC.

Over the course of the time spent...

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Swedish House Plan for You

(0) Comments | Posted 30 October 2012 | (04:08)

The Swedish House Mafia's individual and combined success has struck the world by surprise and they are actually doing what few musical acts never did, they are bowing out on top.

Musical icons have passed from this world at their peak and are immortalized due to this, Kurt Cobain being...

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Jesus Christ, Social Networker?

(2) Comments | Posted 27 October 2012 | (21:51)

Was he a prophet or was he the messiah, regardless of what role the big J played in the world over the past two centuries he would be very different about spreading 'the good news' if he appeared today and used social networking or would he?

@jesuschrist would be an...

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An Asylum Seeker's Fight

(0) Comments | Posted 11 August 2012 | (14:23)

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The photo-journalist from Cameroon who grabbed national headlines has come back to his wife, Sharon in Sheffield and told the Huffington Post that he is "fine and it is so good to be home", Bernard added that "being with your family one week...

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Life or Debt in the UK ?

(0) Comments | Posted 30 July 2012 | (19:15)

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"Running into debt isn't so bad. It's running into creditors that hurts"


With the lack of job prospects in the UK affecting so many, hundreds of Britons are being forced to turn to alternative means to get enough money...

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Ireland, Olympic Getaway

(0) Comments | Posted 18 July 2012 | (02:03)

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Ireland as a getaway from London, not Scotland, not Wales, but a different country! Seems daft, but could be quiet a clever move for the recession hit nation.

During the Celtic Tiger years the Irish tourism industry boomed. Riverdance, dodgy international...

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IdeasLog Plans to Succeed

(0) Comments | Posted 10 July 2012 | (02:50)

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An application that helps to plan your life, your business commitments and act as a social networking tool, this surely cannot exist!

Yet one young Irish web developer is the driving force behind a piece of software that promises to do just that.

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Made in the USA: A 30 Day Journey

(1) Comments | Posted 7 July 2012 | (19:58)

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When documentary maker Josh Miller's father-in-law lost his job he responded with the intriguing film, Made in the USA.

The film is a response to those who say that industry is dead in America, with the global recession swallowing job after job across the...

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The Difference A Shake Makes?

(1) Comments | Posted 29 June 2012 | (01:09)

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First the Queen visits the Republic of Ireland, speaks Irish and then she surprises us once again and goes a step farther by going to Northern Ireland and shaking hands with Martin McGuinness.

What more can the woman do to try and shake off...

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A Case Of Genetic Sexual Attraction

(0) Comments | Posted 24 June 2012 | (16:13)

Over 2600 years ago the tragedy Oedipus Rex by Sophocles touched on the issue of incest in our society.

With the high profile case of Gerry Ryan and Penny Lawrence and now Mistie Atkinson and her teenage son, it is an issue that is making headlines across the world.

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Euro 2012 a Band-Aid

(4) Comments | Posted 19 June 2012 | (13:20)

Ireland have now equalled the worst series of results of any team to ever grace the European Football Championships.

The oldest team in the tournament did not prove to be wise in any form as they squandered chance after chance and conceded nine goals.

The squad looked rigid,...

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International Celebrity, Luka Rocco Magnotta

(3) Comments | Posted 2 June 2012 | (22:45)

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In a society that tells us being famous is perfection, becoming a celebrity is a goal and true success comes in magazine covers and news headlines one man has achieved all he ever dreamed of.

Luka Rocco Magnotta desired fame to the point...

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