Tag Archives: Law

Mar 20 2014

The award-winning story of how Rio’s poor were robbed by the people who were supposed to run their hospitals (guest blog)

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One of my students here at the LSE is a Brazilian journalist who has just won the Tim Lopes Journalistic Prize for Investigative Reporting. Julio Lubianco was recognised for his radio investigation into corruption in the health services provided for the poor of … Continue reading

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Nov 22 2012

Revenge of the Evil Empire and why I’m backing Darth Vader: my case against statutory newspaper regulation #Leveson

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[we have set up an 'objective LSE Leveson blog with lots of links to articles and research on the Inquiry, the politics and the regulatory policy - references welcome] It seems that like cockroaches, British newspapers can survive the nuclear … Continue reading

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May 28 2012

Blair: Lessons From Leveson (Part One)

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One of the great myths of British political history is that Tony Blair’s New Labour invented spin: the obsessive attempt by politicians to manipulate media coverage by controlling the message. I’ve just been reading Dominic Sandbrook’s ‘Seasons In The Sun’ … Continue reading

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