media

  • November 25, 2011

    Occupy London supporters have called for "calm and responsible reporting" after a sensationalist London Evening Standard story about drugs and infection.

  • November 22, 2011

    Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos visits ministers and the Queen this week, with the country’s atrocious record under intense scrutiny.

  • November 7, 2011

    Occupy London has welcomed Labour leader Ed Miliband’s recognition that they have something important to add to debates about the economic future.

  • October 30, 2011

    Church leaders have mostly been ducking for cover as the row over Occupy London on the steps of St Paul's has ratcheted up in recent days. The silence from Lambeth Palace until recently has been deafening.

  • October 6, 2011

    Globally-renowned linguist and US political dissident Noam Chomsky is giving the keynote address at this month’s Rebellious Media Conference.

  • September 16, 2011

    Professor Jolyon Mitchell focused on the biblical and practical theme of 'swords into ploughshares' for his inaugural lecture in taking up a new personal chair at the University of Edinburgh on 15 September 2011.

  • August 5, 2011

    Real political change does not follow one, or even three, crises. It takes decades, says Jonathan Bartley, surveying the scene this summer. In certain respects things aren’t all that different from sixty years ago. But grassroots pressure still makes a difference.

  • July 24, 2011

    Thousands of democracy campaigners have co-signed a letter to Assistant Police Commissioner Cressida Dick about its hacking investigations.

  • July 19, 2011

    As the MPs' questioning of the Murdochs came to an end this afternoon (19 July 2011), there was a clear reminder that some politicians' have not overcome their fear of Rupert Murdoch. Louise Mensch (formerly Louise Bagshawe) threw the Murdochs a lifeline by suggesting that hacking was common at British tabloid newspapers. She admittedly threw in some soundbites about Rupert Murdoch resigning, before telling him she admired his "immense courage" for carrying on with the hearing after being hit by some sort of custard pie.

  • July 19, 2011

    The News Corp hacking scandal highlights key issues for business ethics and corporate responsibility, says a church-based research group.