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The fickle media

The news this summer has been particularly grim; ebola has ravaged Western Africa,¬†massacre has ranged from Ukraine, to Iraq, to Israel-Palestine. These events have rightly dominated the front pages and news bulletins, accompanied by haunting photos of the civilians caught up in them – a little girl in a Gazan hospital, a young boy forced […]

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The worrying lack of news – apart from that of the World

The headlines are still dominated by the phone-hacking saga, which is now dragging on a tad. This author welcomed the resignation of the News of the World’s former Editor and CEO of News International, Rebekah Brooks, but is now getting bored. Well, I was, until the Met’s chief commissioner resigned on Sunday. I did not […]

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The News of the World leaves everyone with a nasty headache

The best selling British newspaper ever made a swift exit from new stands last week, when News Corp – the company owned by Rupert Murdoch, the media tycoon – decided to pull the plug amid a furore over the now infamous phone hacking scandal. If this sudden end to the 168-year-old publication was meant to […]

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3 things to keep in mind

1) As with all types of media, us bloggers are probably biased. Personally, I try not to be, but I am not sure if I achieve this – or if it is achievable in the first place. As my interest in the media has increased in recent months, I have begun to notice subtle phrases […]

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