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Do we get the media we deserve?

Do we get the media we deserve? That was the theme of a very interesting debate which I went along to last week. It was organised by Liverpool Parish Church as part of a series of… 339 more words

Winning hearts

Feb 15 2015

The Friday Times

Fahmida Riaz

At the sixth Karachi Literature Festival, Fahmida Riaz received a prize on behalf of a friend with a heavy heart… 621 more words


We're dying from apathy, not terrorism

Publisded on Dawn

July 02, 2014

Murtaza Haider

Thousands have been targeted, but only a few have lived to tell the tale.

Sitting in the semi-lit lounge at the Washington Plaza Hotel, Raza Rumi narrated the details of the… 808 more words

Raza Rumi

We need to save our local newspapers

A few days ago Trinity Mirror announced the latest round of local newspaper closures. Sadly one of them is my own local paper, the weekly… 315 more words

Let's rediscover our sense of humour

I was really pleased to see the return of Rory Bremner to our TV screens this week. With the longest ever General Election campaign now well underway (keep calm, only three months to go!), a healthy dose of satire is very much welcome. 279 more words

Two become one

Don’t panic: this is a totally Spice Girls-free zone. It’s what I really, really want.

No, today we have serious matters to deal with: nothing less than the effective merger of this blog with the on-line edition of our local newspaper… 422 more words


Season's Greetings

2014 has certainly been an interesting year for those of us who toil away in public sector communications. On the political front, the Scottish Independence Referendum… 324 more words