Browsing All posts tagged under »media«

Five ways charities and campaigners can get the good news out there

April 16, 2018

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Hints and tips on how charities and campaigners can spread their good news more effectively

Sympathy: A difficult word

November 23, 2015

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People have rushed to condemn the Sun for today's headline that British Muslims feel sympathy for ISIS. The problem is not the Sun, but how survey respondents interpreted the word "sympathy."

How popular is the Shadow Cabinet?

October 23, 2015

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Labour List regularly runs a poll to find out how Labour supporters rank their own Shadow Cabinet’s effectiveness. The latest results show that a relatively new and unknown Shadow Cabinet is already as popular as Ed Miliband’s last, ill fated, shadow team. While not as popular as the former Shadow Cabinet was just before the […]

The media are still committing (sexy) A-Levels crimes

August 15, 2014

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Political Scrapbook’s round up of A-Level results coverage highlights how news editors believe that results day means they have a free-pass in rampant sexism and sexualisation of teenagers. And just as the “sexy A-Levels” phenomenon is still going strong, it is still not the only results day crime committed by the media. The Telegraph report that “more than […]

MPs paid £350k for media appearances

June 26, 2014

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Hidden among the latest MP's Register of Members' Interests are declarations of earnings from politicians' media appearances. When combined these add up to more than £350k.

The Olympics in headlines

August 13, 2012

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A national newspaper Olympic headlines wordcloud shows that the Games dominated the front pages. Unless you read the Express.

Who’s watching Newsnight? Who knows…

December 5, 2011

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Ask any journalist why you should listen to them and, eventually, most of them would say the same thing… We are in touch with what our readers / viewers / listeners want to hear. Some may say they even represent their audience. And this is a fundamental part of how the media works. Journalists, producers […]