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League tables – not always bad

Health services have become used to report cards on performance. These are valid if the signal to noise ratio is favourable (waiting times, vaccination rates, patient satisfaction), but invalid when the signal is overwhelmed by noise (standardised mortality ratios, readmission rates). 524 more words

Richard Lilford


News gathered is often filled with untruth reporting, based on having been given incorrect testimony, or is reported how it is wanted to be perceived.   I am not interested in making news, I am only interested in truth.

So, What's Going On in News Media?

Pew Research Center’s “State of the News Media 2014” summarizes developments made in news media throughout 2013. By going through recent developments it shows that journalism is not dying out, but is instead in a state of change. 572 more words


Open Letter: Hire Me!


To Whom It May Concern,

This letter is in support of my candidacy as a valued, resourceful and ethical media professional, who passionately and aggressively seeks employment within your company. 1,063 more words

Give journalists the respect they deserve

In the past 24 hours, two stories have emerged in the United States that show what journalists have to deal with, so as to bring the answers to the general public. 432 more words

Ross Brannigan

Are libraries the last standing spaces of democracy?

Last week, I wrote about how American libraries are working on strengthening its work with the homeless for AssociationsNow.

The American Library Association has a history in addressing the issue of homelessness and has issued policies, standards, programs and more on the population in need. 311 more words