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October 20, 2017

Why it worked: A rhetorical analysis of Obama's speech on race

The National Conference of Teachers of English (NCTE) has declared today a National Day on Writing.  I celebrate such a day.  The introduction of my […]
October 20, 2017

Social media crackdowns at the Times and Journal will backfire

Image via Pixabay The relationship between media outlets and social platforms like Twitter has always been tense. On some level, publishers know they have to […]
October 20, 2017

Cops denied us paedo’s mugshot and tried to silence victim’s family, says editor

A weekly newspaper editor has criticised an “outrageous” police decision not to release a jailed paedophile’s mugshot – as well as trying to stop his […]
October 20, 2017

London local newspaper editor claims Met tried to dissuade victim’s family from speaking to press

The editor of the Hackney and Islington Gazette newspapers has criticised police over their handling of press for two reported crimes in the east London […]
October 20, 2017

The media today: Two weeks in, the Weinstein fallout continues

Who knew? Who was harassed? Who else is out there? Two weeks after The New York Times blew the lid off the Harvey Weinstein story, […]
October 20, 2017

COMMENT: What I think about newspapers who go out of their way to avoid paying for agency stories

There’s a story, possibly apocryphal, about Jimmy Greaves who was getting increasingly frustrated with poor refereeing decisions and asked the ref: “If I call you […]
October 20, 2017

Regional publisher to axe extra pay for Sunday and Bank Holiday work

A regional publisher is to cease making extra payments to any of its journalists working on Sundays and Bank Holidays, replacing them with lieu days […]
October 20, 2017

Former editor leaves newspaper after 18 years

A former editor of a weekly newspaper who stepped down after going on maternity leave has left the title after 18 years. Melanie West, left, […]
October 20, 2017

Variety editor sees Weinstein's fall as a turning point for Hollywood

Good morning. Here’s our morning roundup of all the media news you need to know. Want to get this briefing in your inbox every morning? […]
October 20, 2017

Naturally stylish

A selection of the best photos from across Africa and of Africans elsewhere in the world this week. In Ivory Coast’s main city Abidjan, Sandra […]
October 19, 2017

The global shop

In 1995, someone sold a broken laser pen for $14 on a site called AuctionWeb. This was the rather inauspicious start for online shopping, an […]
October 19, 2017

Some of the best opioid coverage is not where you’d expect

Photo via Pixabay AUSTIN JONATZKE of Stevensville, Michigan, didn’t live a long life, but his family wants you to know how meaningful it was. He […]
October 19, 2017

Darren Hughes: We're At A Rare Point Of Consensus On The Need To Cut Down Our Supersized House Of Lords

At the end of this month, a key Lords committee tasked to tackle the issue will make proposals for how to do that. The only […]