The condemnation of the government’s treatment of the poor by UN Special Rapporteur Philip Alston seems to have been a wake-up call to quite a large section of the corporate / establishment media.
Today, The Media Fund has launched a rewards bundle for new donors! We’ll be giving away loads of Media Fund partner merchandise like this over the coming weeks!
Last week, The Royal Courts of Justice had 2 days of hearings challenging the way the government ditched Part 2 of The Leveson Inquiry, which would have especially focussed on relationships between journalists and the police.
A recent paper from New York and Stanford academics shows that Facebook could be having some success in stemming the spread of “fake news” stories.
Ten years on from the collapse of financial meltdown, the coverage has mostly been quite surface, with at least as much focus on nostalgia as an actual analysis.