First things first, I’m glad that Brooks Newmark MP – Conservative Member of Parliament for Braintree – has resigned as Minister for Civil Society. Having stated that, as the minister responsible for charities, his plan was to ‘keep… [them] out of the realms of politics’ and that they ‘should just stick to their knitting’, … More The Brooks Newmark Sting – Journalistic Integrity?
The British press is a venerable and revered institution, championing the public interest with an incessant determination to root out truth and expose corruption wherever it may be found. Except, of course, it isn’t. It is, to be blunt, a seething, vested-interest-ridden cacophony of noise; a slew of papers and jumped-up magazines all … More Media Moguls and Tabloid Tattlers: A Guide to the UK Press