Published in: HomeThe little boy lost whose picture helped get the media back on track
How have media around the world – and the social networks – helped shape the refugee crisis into a more sensitive, humanitarian and people-focused story?
Published in: HomeWhen it comes to the migration story, words matter
There are important distinctions to be made between ‘migrants’, ‘refugees’ and ‘asylum seekers’. Responsible journalists must remember the rules of their trade, when covering ‘the migration story’.
Published in: ourBeebCould a free-for-all web culture be the death of the BBC?
High quality content costs money. As households are squeezed by austerity the corporation must demonstrate the links between its funding mechanism and the democratic service it provides.
Published in: openDemocracyUKMigrant “cockroaches” and the need to tame tabloid hate
The moment for action is now, in the election run-up, but current regulation of the British press offers no prospect of fast-tracking urgent and serious complaints.
Published in: openDemocracyUKJournalism for sale: can media overcome the corruption now threatening the newsroom?
Peter Oborne's revelations were just the tip of the iceberg. Corporate influence runs deep in the media.
Published in: openSecurityCharlie Hebdo: how journalism needs to respond to this unconscionable attack
The killings at the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo highlight the threat to media workers in a world where free expression faces many violent threats. But they provide no excuse for hateful rejoinders.