Category Archives: Journalism

The politics behind London knife crime


Over the last week there has been a deluge of disturbing reports of gun and knife crime in London. This has come at a time when many parts of the country are preparing to elect Councillors and so a number … Continue reading

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Visible Policing – A mixture of views


This morning three stories or issues are alive on social media that relate to the actions of police forces. The first I spotted was the news of the tragic shooting of two women in Bexhill last night. The fact that … Continue reading

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Levenson part 2 and Tina Stowell etc


Yesterday two provocative decisions were announced by Matt Hancock, the Tory Minister for the DCMS Department (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport). The first was the decision to scrap part two of the Levenson enquiry despite promises by David Cameron in … Continue reading

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The problem that has not gone away


As the focus on students begins to dissipate from our newspapers following the resignation from the Office for Students of Toby Young, there are some issues that still need to be resolved. A simple resignation, even one that was opposed … Continue reading

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The Lesson that Toby gets to teach us all!


The guests on the Marr show earlier today included Theresa May and Jon Ashworth MP along with Fraser Nelson and Polly Toynbee who came along to help Andrew review the papers. Unfortunately one of the spaces on the sofa used … Continue reading

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Front Row needs to educate MPs and Union Reps and the rest of us!


Last night on Radio 4, Front Row focused on a subject which in one sense is at the heart of the Arts provision in the UK. In doing so the interview by Samira Ahmed with three very well connected people including … Continue reading

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The truth is hard to live with


The fact that our departure from the EU will cost us dearly is hard to explain if you are a newspaper who constantly promoted our departure throughout the referendum campaign. The Express told many lies throughout that time and is … Continue reading

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