Tag: newspapers

The Press – The Only Way is Ethics

And so the Leveson report has finally been published, re-igniting the well-worn debate about the freedom of the press versus the rights and privacy of ordinary people (and Hugh Grant). What sort of press do we want? Do we want one which is controlled by an independent authority, policed and punished whenever it transgresses a…

Burning Issues – Geo-politics and Small Fires

With the inexorable rise of the internet, maybe the final resting place for the newspaper is in the kitchen. The morning after the presidential election, the Guardian’s updated political map of the USA lay casually across the kitchen table, like a multi-coloured tablecloth. Each state was a mosaic of reds and blues depending on their…

OUTRAGE

Outrage shouts at us with mock indignation from the pages of our newspapers. ~OUTRAGE AS THAI WOMAN PAINTS WITH HER BOOBS ON TV ~OUTRAGE OVER EMMANUEL FRIMPONG TWEET ~TIME MAGAZINE COVER SHOWING MOTHER BREASTFEEDING SON, 3, SPARKS OUTRAGE ~NORTH KOREA FIRE SPARKS OUTRAGE ~SYRIA MASSACRE OUTRAGE ~THE SUN’S NAKED HARRY PHOTO DECISION DRAWS OUTRAGE ~OUTRAGE…