29 December 2018
With virtually nil national coverage Theresa May’s commissioned report on reforming the mental health act- the first for 30 years – was released last month. But it is a tame review acknowledging there is institutional racism in mental health but offering no solutions.
21 December 2018
2018 has been a troubling year for those who support public service broadcasting and the national broadcaster’s remit to INFORM not just entertain.
19 December 2018
After anti-nuclear campaigners spent decades trying to stop new nuclear power stations, will Britain’s £70 billion new build programme come crashing down anyway because the contractors have walked out and a huge skill shortage make it impossible to build them.
18 December 2018
It’s not really merry, but it’s a Christmas gift from me to you. Because there’s nothing more valuable than the truth…
13 December 2018
A letter to the Prime Minister on Brexit, presented without further comment.
11 December 2018
10 December 2018
Calls for change from within the press are welcome but will make no lasting difference. The only workable remedy is effective, independent regulation that takes racism seriously
7 December 2018
6 December 2018
5 December 2018
Leonid Bershidsky is one of the most prominent liberal voices writing on Russia and Ukraine in the western media. Yet there are grounds for treating his work with a measure of caution and historic business links to the entourage of corrupt ex president Viktor Yanukovych.
4 December 2018
The first in a series on how journalism and think tanks are affected by the oligarchisation sponsored by Russia and its western collaborators.
2 December 2018
The reporter who got things spectacularly wrong over ‘Muslim foster care’ has offered another lesson in what journalists should not do
1 December 2018
The campaign group for 50s women who lost their pensions have won the right to have a judicial review into the government’s handling of the raising of the pension age from 60 to 65