Articles, comment and meditations on power, oppression and political mindfulness
Thursday, 24 March 2016
Brussels attacks: no live media outside Nato's terror base
Once again, as with the divergently-covered attacks on Paris and Beirut, we've seen starkly contrasting media reaction to the terror ev...
Tuesday, 8 March 2016
A note on BBC's Orwellian use of 'migrants'
The BBC routinely claims to be an impartial broadcaster, forever reminding us of the need for neutral language in its reports. Yet, consider...
Friday, 4 March 2016
EU: in or out for the left? The real issues of identity and sovereignty
What's the most progressive position to take on the EU referendum? As a febrile media pump out more trite 'context' - 'con...
Thursday, 4 February 2016
Removal of Herald journalists highlights need for real corporate-free media
The Herald newspaper group has been subject to widespread criticism after its editor-in-chief, Magnus Llewellin, 'lost' one of its ...
Monday, 25 January 2016
Making welcome sense of the Scottish 'blog war'
As many observers of the Scottish independence scene will know, a small 'war of words' has broken out on social media between some ...
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