Sinn Féin disavows advice on media from supporters’ group

An unofficial Facebook page had urged members not to share links to news stories in case it would benefit ‘mainstream media’

Aiden Corkery

Political Correspondent @aiden_corkery
26th April, 2020
Sinn Féin disavows advice on media from supporters’ group
Mary Lou McDonald and her party have distanced itself from the group

Sinn Féin has distanced itself from an online supporters group that urged members not to share links to news articles in case the “mainstream media” might make any money.

The private “Sinn Féin” Facebook group, which has more than 16,000 members, states that anyone who wishes to join must agree to ten rules of conduct.

Rule number four advised that “if you see something in the mainstream media...

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