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Bad maths

I am an avid follower of examples of bad maths, preferably by national newspapers and media that should know better. Good(?) examples of this include a National radio (NZ) guest telling us that the population of Europe would be extinct in two generations without immigration and the Telegraph (followed by others) telling us there were only 100 cod left in the North sea. 132 more words

Bad Maths

Former Amazon Employee Set for Hunger Strike At Seattle Headquarters

This is from the Guardian:

“A former Amazon employee embroiled in a legal battle with the online retailer is set to go on hunger strike in an attempt to force the company to change business practices which he calls “deceptive and fraudulent”.

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Stephen Grant’s A Moment More Sublime

21 November 2014 – The Guardian

Lecturer’s campus novel gets black marks from college employer by Alison Flood

“There were as many or as few links to real life as there are in Anna Karenina, Lolita, Jonathan Franzen’s Freedom, or Jeffrey Eugenides’ Middlesex.  80 more words

A Moment More Sublime

Nerf Rebelle Guardian Crossbow Blaster Set

Who says you can’t look angelic while you launch a sneak crossbow attack? Arm yourself with the stylish power of the Guardian Crossbow blaster. The blaster can rapid-fire up to 6 collectible darts at

Is This The Beginning Of The End For The UK Headline?

Until recently a journalism trainer in the UK could safely berate a trainee for Writing Headlines Where Every Word Began With A Capital.

It is a style of headline writing common in US publications, but non-existent in the UK, where newspapers have traditionally fit into one of two camps: the  291 more words

Online Journalism

The complexities of measuring newspapers in the digital age

This is a piece I wrote for The Media Briefing about the Media Research Group conference that I attended in Berlin.

Last week the Media Research Group held their annual conference in Berlin. 1,065 more words


The Tide is Turning

Yesterday was Transgender Day of Remembrance which is held each year on 20th November to remember those who have been murdered in the past year with their trans status suspected as a motivation in their murder. 893 more words

Lucy Meadows