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Clare Sambrook

Clare Sambrook, investigative journalist, co-edits Shine a Light.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Bought and paid for – how Romania’s media is pressured by corporate and political masters

Journalists in Romania failing to conform to pressure from private companies and advertisers face intimidation and risk losing their jobs.

How the BBC can create a better digital public sphere

The BBC’s remit is not just broadcast. It has the power to improve our experiences online, and to realise the digital public sphere we want.

Why we need to own the newspapers

A crowdfunded bid has been launched to buyout the Times and the Sunday Times. The founder explains why, and how you can get involved.

Lords report does little to weaken media barons

Despite some positive noises the Lords Communications Committee's recent report does not go nearly far enough to address Britain's dysfunctional media.

The Co-operative Group and the commons

The Co-operative Group is already a force for good in the UK and it could become the basis for a much more equitable and dynamic economy. But a combination of mismanagement and scandal has raised pressing questions about its structure. Dan Hind sets out some proposals for reform.

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