Tag: Media

Media: The Architect of Perspective?

Media: The Architect of Perspective?

by Mercedes McGuire, Thursday 7th February 2019 There is war in Yemen, a polar vortex in Canada and a measles outbreak in the Philippines. The USA is experiencing the longest shutdown in its history over the construction of a wall. Venezuela is experiencing a ‘slow motion catastrophe’, and energy prices are rising for millions. And […]

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The media’s false prophets

The media’s false prophets

by Guy Brandon The link between the Old Testament prophets and our modern media might not seem immediately obvious. The distance between the two grows larger still with the revelations of the Leveson inquiry, which take more shocking forms every day. Last week Tony Blair’s former Director of Communications and Strategy, Alastair Campbell, described elements […]

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Sunday under threat (again)

Sunday under threat (again)

Michael Clark, March 2006 Major retailers like Next, Asda and Tesco are pressing for extended Sunday trading hours. Are 150 hours each week (out of 168) not enough? (REUTERS/Toby Melville) For the first time in 12 years, Sunday trading is again a key topic in the media. Numerous phone-in and discussion programmes have already looked […]

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