This is the slightly revised text of an article by Professor Charlie Beckett, director of the LSE’s Truth, Trust and Technology Commission published by the Media Asia journal. It is based on a speech to the Asia Journalism Forum conference on Reporting Facts and the Future of Journalism, Singapore, 17–18 August 2017. You can view a video of the speech, […]
We used to speculate about when the next newspaper might close, now we watch as digital native newsrooms teeter on the brink. How bad is it out there for news brands trying to make a living, let alone a profit?
[This article by Professor Charlie Beckett, director of the LSE Truth, Trust and Technology Commission.]
Josh Marshall, the editor of the pioneering […]
The Western mainstream news media is constantly accused of failing to cover the problems of less powerful or wealthy parts of the world. Is this fair?
One of the things I was most proud of as a reporter in my first job on the Croydon Comet, the kind of advertising free-sheet that people use to line their cat-litter tray, was to […]