In the face of the coronavirus pandemic, the most immediate objective is to slow its spread, minimise the death toll and help people through the crisis. But, despite government promises to support citizens who are now losing their jobs and income, the underlying establishment concern will be as it always has been: to preserve the global inequitable system of wealth →
Over the last 20 years, we have documented some shocking examples of journalistic irresponsibility, but the tweet from ITV’s political editor Robert Peston on March 14 was something special. With China, South Korea, Italy, Spain →
Robert Peston is one of the UK’s most high-profile broadcast journalists, renowned for his theatricality and… curious… halting… delivery. As political editor of ITV News he has enormous influence, including 1 million followers on Twitter, →
Last week, Jeremy Corbyn humbled the entire political and corporate media commentariat. With a little help from Britain’s student population. And with a little help from thousands of media activists. Without doubt this was one →
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With both Trump and Boris facing unprecedented criticism, even from loyal media, ‘US intelligence agencies‘ suggest we all focus on the sins of the Chinese government. How convenient. How does Neil *know* it’s ‘very important’ rather than propaganda?
Am I the only NHS worker who is slightly uncomfortable about the 8pm applause? I thank all for their great support for key workers - but as well as clapping, please lobby our politicians for increased NHS funding. The NHS is woefully underfunded against our comparitor nations.