Ben Zand believes in the power of representation and uses his documentaries to tell stories about people that might not otherwise be heard. He wants to represent reality and to help people all over the world understand each other.
The New Media Ethics: Lessons from how the BBC failed to consider the consequences of its Cliff Richard story
In his latest blog on the ethics of journalism, George Pitcher considers how the philosophical school of consequentialism can save media groups time and money
When the pop-star Sir Cliff Richard won his case in the High Court in July against the BBC for invasion of his privacy, over a spurious child-abuse investigation, the subsequent media attention focused on two […]
Surely what the world needs right now is more paid journalists working with the public to improve the quality of news? So welcome to Jimmy Wales’ new venture Wikitribune which will use crowd-funding to support a (small) team of professional journalists working collaboratively with expert citizens to find stories, create content and fact-check its own work.
It sounds positive. Especially […]
Remember when we used to say that this is going to be the ‘Twitter’ or ‘Facebook’ or ‘TV debates’ election? It never was and now politics red in tooth and claw rules supreme, not a particular platform or channel.
But this is going to be (another) fascinating media election where a whole series of vital political communications issues are going […]