Give Those Guys Their Own Show by Alison Banville News at Ten on Tuesday 8th November broadcast a report on Iran’s nuclear ‘threat’. Middle East correspondent John Ray breathlessly rounded up by warning us that ‘time to stop the Iranian bomb is running out!’. Does John supplement his income by doing voiceovers for movie trailers? He could. He’s perfected the […]
Don’t Do It Ria! There’s Still Time To Save Yourself!
Exchanges With a Young ITN Journalist by Alison Banville From: Alison Banville To: “RIA.CHATTERJEE@ITN.CO.UK” <RIA.CHATTERJEE@ITN.CO.UK> Cc: “NATASHA.KAPLINSKY@ITN.CO.UK” <NATASHA.KAPLINSKY@ITN.CO.UK> Sent: Friday, 21 October 2011, 18:35 Subject: occupylsx Hi Natasha and Ria, Can I ask why Ria, during your second report on the closure of St.Paul’s on this evening’s show you said ‘there are major fire safety issues’. You must have been aware […]
Real Democracy and the Future of Work?
In the spirit of a Popular Assembly, the Right to Work Campaign have kindly offered me the opportunity to blog about the Spanish Real Democracy Movement. As part of this, I would like to put forward a personal view on the future of work in a really democratic society. Hopefully this will stimulate some debate! by Mark Barrett, Democracy Campaigner, and co-convenor of the People’s Assembly Network […]
Authentic journalism: weapon of the people
The path out of the crises wrought by commercial journalism opens when citizens steal back the mission that big media claimed but failed to do: Honest, coherent storytelling by Al Giordano Newspapers are downsizing and going out of business. Major broadcast, satellite and cable news organizations are outsourcing and closing international bureaus. The credibility of commercial journalism is at an […]
What Happened at Canary Wharf on 7th July 2005? by Dr Rory Ridley-Duff, Sheffield Hallam University Abstract This paper uses three different theories of truth to consider claims broadcast in two documentaries about the London bombings of 7th July 2005: 7/7 Ripple Effect and the BBC’s Conspiracy Files: 7/7. 7/7 Ripple Effect argues that the alleged bombers were not in central […]
Evidence Begins To Indicate Gary Webb Was Murdered
Webb Spoke Of Death Threats, ‘Government People’ Around His Home by Alex Jones and Paul Joseph Watson UPDATE: Only In Arkansas: Webb ‘Double Gunshot Wounds’ Explanation Defies Belief We will simply not let the issue drop. How on earth can somebody have two different gunshot wounds and their cause of death still be passed off as suicide? UPDATE: Coroner: Gary […]
Lockerbie: Body of Evidence
Farmer Wilson’s suitcase by Paul Foot and John Ashton There are many stories from the tragic windswept night round Lockerbie which still puzzle the relatives of the dead. What is the truth, they wonder, about Farmer Jim Wilson, of Tundergarth Mains Farm near Lockerbie, whose fields were littered with the debris of bodies and baggage after the crash? He told one […]