Media v People

BY JAMES BEMBRIDGE The gotcha inquisitions that have come to form so much of our broadcast news, more suited to cheap tabloid talk shows than serious journalism, offer few answers to a public fearfully in need of them. To witness the intemperate tantrums of Piers Morgan is to mourn a time when television was innocent of the social media revolution, journalism now reduced to 30 … Continue reading Media v People

Activists Not Journalists

BY JENNIE CHARLES So Sir Nick Clegg has confirmed what we all knew. Clegg has confirmed there is “absolutely no evidence” Russia influenced the Brexit result using Facebook. The former Deputy PM told the BBC that Facebook had carried out analyses of its data and found no “significant attempt” by outside forces to sway the vote. Instead, he argued that “the roots to British euroscepticism go very … Continue reading Activists Not Journalists