Category Archives: Journalism

Four months of death, injuries and destruction in Gaza


According to this report from the United Nations, in the last 4 months since the end of March a significant number of people in Gaza have been killed and 100 times as many have been injured. The need for our … Continue reading

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Is part of our society in a state of grief?


Some newspapers treat some of their columnists as jewels in the crown of their paper. Others are grateful to have people write pieces for them every week. A classic example of the jewel in the crown case is this chap … Continue reading

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The need for openness amongst church leaders


With all of the excitement from Russia and Wimbledon and questions about how the Government is dealing with Brexit, it is not difficult to miss the fact that the Church of England’s ultimate Governance committee is meeting in York this … Continue reading

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Society is right to protect court cases, from damaging publicity


Over the weekend a well known extremist activist has appeared to gain a great deal of widespread support from non extremists for placing an important and highly sensitive court case involving accusations of multiple rapes at risk due to his … Continue reading

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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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