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Victims and Perpetrators

This article is by Dr Bart Cammaerts 

There is something striking (pun intended) about the current reporting by the UK media on the disruptive actions enacted by ferry employees in Calais. There has been little or no attention in the UK media for the reasons why the employees of the Ferry company MyFerryLink got so angry that they felt it necessary to […]

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    This new noise: the extraordinary birth and troubled life of the BBC (book review)

This new noise: the extraordinary birth and troubled life of the BBC (book review)

This is the story of a start up that uses a new technology to create one of the age’s biggest media organisations  that within a couple of decades goes on to be a world-beating brand worth £5 billion a year. How should that organisation take its founding values into the digital era and an age of global competition and technological shocks?

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    A ‘bizarre’ election of big money and hidden campaigning

A ‘bizarre’ election of big money and hidden campaigning

By Ruth Garland

This election campaign may be fascinating to the experts but it is almost guaranteed to irritate if not infuriate members of the public, as we saw when last night’s Question Time audience met the three leaders one by one. They could have been interviewing them for a job, in which case, they might have concluded that the […]

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Is this the end of the Future of News?

I’ve been saying for a while that we’ve reached a plateau in the graph of journalism and technology development. That doesn’t mean that overall the pace will drop or that there aren’t more significant shifts to come in the next 3-5 years. But I would cite two things in the last 24-48 hours that make my case that news […]

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How Bad Is Breaking News?

The Observer has published a debate between journalist Yvonne Roberts and yours truly about the quality of journalism today – especially when it comes to reporting disasters like the Germanwings incident. Read it here or click on the picture. I defend the work of the journalists…

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