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Britain’s broadcast media is too valuable to be the toy of politicians and moguls | Will Hutton

Rupert Murdoch launches a new channel, C4 is threatened and notions of impartiality seem up for grabs. Are we seeing a challenge to the old order?Britain’s stubborn attachment to non-Tory values infuriates and worries Conservative politicians to equal degree. Yes, there is a suspicion of... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-09-19 07:00:29 UTC ]
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NPR’s tale of two crises at the Capital Gazette

On June 28, 2018, a gunman stormed the newsroom of the Capital Gazette, in Annapolis, Maryland, and murdered five staffers: Rob Hiaasen, Wendi Winters, Rebecca Smith, Gerald Fischman, and John McNamara. Later the same day, Selene San Felice, a twenty-two-year-old reporter who survived the... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2021-03-16 12:10:09 UTC ]
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Bookshops to reopen in December, Johnson confirms

So-called "non-essential" retailers, which include bookshops, will be allowed to reopen when England's lockdown ends on 2nd December, Boris Johnson has announced. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-23 23:24:03 UTC ]
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The biggest threat to the BBC's independence is the corporation itself | George Monbiot

It follows a news agenda set by media oligarchs. Instead it should be investigating power, money and their influence on our livesThey don’t want balance, they want possession. The oligarchs who own the newspapers will never accept the BBC, because it does not belong to them. However tame and... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-10-07 06:00:30 UTC ]
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Up at Oxford

“Surely some revelation is at hand.” ¤ A MEMOIR BY the journalist and sportswriter Simon Kuper appeared in the Financial Times in late July last year. It was about Kuper’s time at Oxford from the late 1980s onward, when he overlapped with Boris Johnson and Rory Stewart at Balliol College. Young... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-07-02 13:00:48 UTC ]
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Libraries to reopen on 4th July as lockdown eases

Libraries in England will be able to reopen from 4th July as the country's lockdown measures continue to ease, Boris Johnson has announced. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-22 22:02:41 UTC ]
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No-prorogation justice Lady Hale to publish memoir and guide to the law

Judge famous for ruling against Boris Johnson will recount how ‘a little girl from North Yorkshire became the most senior judge in the UK’ Lady Hale, who presided over the momentous decision to rule Boris Johnson’s prorogation of parliament unlawful, is set to write her memoirs, of how “a little... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-04-23 14:06:04 UTC ]
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Booksellers call for clarity from Johnson as coronavirus hits business

Booksellers have called for clarity from Boris Johnson’s government as measures to tackle the coronavirus outbreak hit the high street.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-17 08:20:02 UTC ]
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Pivot in perception or a load of rowlocks? | Brief letters

Boris Johnson | Marmalade years | US publishing industry | Quick crossword | Roysters crispsIt’s all very well Labour demanding an inquiry into who paid for Boris Johnson’s Caribbean holiday (Report, 14 February), but what I should really like to know is when will the Independent Office for... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-02-14 17:21:53 UTC ]
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Bertrams c.e.o. calls on Boris Johnson to 'be clear on Brexit'

Bertram Group c.e.o. Raj Patel has called on Boris Johnson to create a "clear Brexit plan" and to support the firm's diverse workforce, ahead of the latest Brexit talks with the European Union.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-19 04:05:49 UTC ]
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CILIP says libraries need £250m in demand to Johnson government

Library association CILIP says the library service needs up to £250m investment and has called for action from Boris Johnson’s government to secure its own future. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-18 08:39:06 UTC ]
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Olivia Laing calls out Boris Johnson, splits £10,000 literary prize with fellow nominees.

Celebrated British writer and cultural critic Olivia Laing has been widely praised for her decision to split her James Tate Black award winnings with her fellow shortlisted authors. “I said in Crudo that competition has no place in art and I meant it,” Laing told the gathered crowd upon... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-08-19 15:39:24 UTC ]
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Biteback bags Big Book of Boris from Dale

Biteback Publishing has bagged a book by its founder and broadcaster Iain Dale with radio producer Jakob Szweda, containing some of Boris Johnson’s most memorable quotes and gaffes. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-01 08:28:28 UTC ]
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Less ado: Boris Johnson's Shakespeare book delayed for 'foreseeable future'

The incoming prime minister’s Shakespeare: The Riddle of Genius was scheduled for October 2016, but has been pushed back multiple timesThe riddle of Shakespeare’s genius must remain unsolved, for now at least, after Boris Johnson’s publisher said on Wednesday morning that the new prime... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-07-24 13:09:42 UTC ]
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Boris Johnson spoof teenage diary scooped by Quercus

Quercus will publish the spoof teenage diary of "thatch-headed wasteman" Boris Johnson, from comedy writer Lucien Young. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-23 11:59:37 UTC ]
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Boris Johnson urged to support creative industries in open letter

Boris Johnson has been urged to support a second EU referendum rather than a no-deal Brexit in order to support the UK's creative industries and protect the sector's public investment, just hours after he was elected leader of the Conservative Party.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-23 11:05:44 UTC ]
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On my radar: Eddie Mair’s cultural highlights

The broadcaster on the joys of LBC’s Steve Allen, home cinema and Alec Baldwin’s contacts bookBorn in Dundee, Eddie Mair turned down a place at university to work at Radio Tay, a local station where he started presenting aged 17. In 1987 Mair joined the BBC, working on Good Morning Scotland,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-10-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Examination of Boris Johnson's 'built legacy' to Repeater

Repeater is to publish Nincompoopolis: The Follies of Boris Johnson, a new book by writer and architect Douglas Murphy examining the built legacy of Boris Johnson's tenure as Mayor of London. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Boris Johnson's dad Stanley pens 'political thriller' on Brexit vote

Stanley Johnson, Boris Johnson's father, has penned a political thriller about the “skullduggery” which might have gone on behind the scenes in the run up to the European Union referendum. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Boris Johnson accused of breaching ministerial code after book signing

Boris Johnson has been accused of breaching the ministerial code of conduct by allegedly promoting his book The Churchill Factor (Hodder) during a diplomatic trip to Serbia last month. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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