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About Jonathan Heawood

Jonathan Heawood is CEO of IMPRESS, the independent monitor for the UK press. 

Articles by Jonathan Heawood

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Alex Sakalis, Editor

Alex Sakalis is associate editor of openDemocracy and co-edits the Can Europe Make It? page.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

In a global game of thrones, we need new rules

Social media platforms are creating a new public sphere. But is it the public sphere we want or need?

Why is the BBC giving licence fee cash to the companies who have slashed local journalism?

Under its new charter, the BBC will be subsidising Britain's biggest newspaper publishers.

Did the UK's newspapers swing it for Brexit?

After a hard-fought referendum, it is time to look again at Leveson’s modest proposals for press regulation in the United Kingdom.

Surveillance, privacy, and the British press

In the surveillance versus privacy debate that followed Snowden’s revelations, the UK government and the British press have been rather strange bedfellows.

The price to pay for journalism?

This week’s incendiary claims by Peter Oborne on openDemocracy pose serious challenges not only for the Telegraph but for all news publishers and their readers.

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