Because You’re Misunderstanding What Journalism Is Matey

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We're told that American society has some horrors in it. This is true by the way. Further, that journalism should be reporting on all...

Afua Hirsch And The Fight For Black Rights

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Ms. Hirsch: In the UK, black people and our allies are taking to the streets as I write to wake British people up out of...

Journalists Don’t Have Any Special Rights – Nor Should They

Varied representatives of the media suffer from a misapprehension - that they have some special set of rights not available to the rest of...

The Terrors Of Modern House Sizes

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As is usual Torsten Bell's little look at statistics - Torsten is at the Resolution Foundation doncha know - manages to miss the actual...

Dear Lord Above, Can We Buy Associated Press A Clue?

It is, of course, possible to err. You know, all that being human bit. But we would rather hope that international news agencies do...

The Grandiosity Of Modern Journalism

From Vice we get a statement that really does misunderstand what this journalism, media, thing is all about: Journalism is not supposed to be a...

A Letter To The Economist

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From one of our readers: Sir, Charlemagne’s column (Economist, 16.4.20) was a classic example of your desperate, almost fanatical, support of the EU and...

The Media Dog That Didn’t Bark

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From our US correspondent, Esteban: There is a rather famous exchange in “The Adventure of Silver Blaze” by Arthur Conan Doyle – Sherlock Holmes comments...

Polly Toynbee And The Use Of Facts

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Over the years a number of us have made fun of Polly Toynbee's approach to facts and evidence. There even used to be a...

The Guardian Makes The Wrong Point About Stock Losses

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How surprised we are that The Guardian manages to get the wrong end of the stick in a story about business. Or markets. Or...