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EXCLUSIVE SEARCHING4TRUTH TRIPLE HEADER: Cameron, Murdoch, the Telegraph, Leveson, May and the rape of British liberty

Three shadowy suspects sought in liberty abuse scandal

On November 3rd this year, short of a major Conservative rebellion or popular uprising – neither of which are remotely likely – the new Bill to install a State-backed information-gathering ban will pass into Law. 1,272 more words

Democracy needs informed debate: how do we get it

copy of original article written for OpenDemocracy
Democracy requires informed debate. Gavin Barker sets out a proposal for how Assemblies for Democracy 1,864 more words
Peter Oborne

Bank account bans; aka, frantically digging for a story where there is none

I’m a big fan of podcasts. I have been since I first discovered them, probably because I’m just a geek for radio generally. I like all sorts of podcasts, whether they’re factual, like the BBC’s excellent ‘ 830 more words


Peter Oborne's Syria Dispatch Is a Disgrace

Peter Oborne’s Syrian dispatch reads like George Bernard Shaw on Stalin’s Russia.

The humanitarian disaster that engulfs Syria continues to be an object of media fascination. 811 more words


The Verdict: #Firstjournojob

My first real foray into journalism, at a news and culture monthly, is over.

One of the most important things I’ve learned in the last one-and-a half years is that good journalism is all about the balance between individual initiative and team work. 631 more words


Telegraph Troubles

The Daily.Telegraph, one of our most venerable newspapers, is having a really difficult year. Like most national papers, it has to cope with falling paper sales and a drop in advertising revenues. 363 more words