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The microwave reporting that's no substitute for real journalism

I had a heart-warming email from a student with only a year under her belt at our uni this week.
She was one day into a work placement at a high profile national magazine. 668 more words

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Misusing science gives people permission to ignore it.

It is far, far too easy in our current social media-obsessed culture to make untrue or questionable things go viral. Just today, for example, news has spread that beloved Nigerian author Chinua Achebe has died. 357 more words

Media Takeaways on Scaramucci Eruption

Is there ever a story about stopping leaks in the Trump White House that doesn’t include at least one leak? 

How many times do people need to be told that off-the-record comments must be mutually agreed upon? 31 more words

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Why Grenfell council mustn't be allowed to meet in secret

I’ll let you in on a guilty secret.

I quite like politicians.

I think most of them do what they do for the right reasons. 611 more words

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A new school of thought is finding itself in newsrooms.  We have seen how international media have reported the conflict in Syria, the refugee problem in Europe, US elections etc. 149 more words

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The media and Grenfell Tower: the good, the bad and the ugly

Just over a week on from the Grenfell Tower horror, it’s clear there are goodies and baddies.

Top of the list of those who have emerged with reputations enhanced are, of course, London’s firefighters, and their impressive chief Dany Cotton. 846 more words

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