opinion

Mar
24

The dangers and rewards of Data Journalism

Allison Schrager has a problem with data journalism: But I worry that data give commentary a false sense of authority
4 min read
Aug
08

We don't need no steenkin' opinions…

Kevin Anderson: Yes, we’re now going to have to suffer through lots of ill-informed speculation from columnists. Brace yourself
Jul
06

HuffPo and the market value of journalism

OK. I’m irritated now. Perhaps it was inevitable that the media response to the launch of Huffington Post UK
1 min read
Aug
06

Linking and Opinions

A couple of blog posts that have been hanging around in tabs for a few days now, and which deserve
1 min read
May
26

On Opinion Polls

Possibly the finest moment from Yes, Prime Minister: Any journalist about to write about opinion polls should be forced to
Dec
15

Time to Kick the Controversy Habit

At a meeting this morning, I told a prospective newbie blogger that intentional controversy was often a massively over-rated virtue.
1 min read
May
07

Your Media is Less Valuable Than Mine?

Once in a while, I come across a post that perfectly expresses something that I’ve been struggling to articulate.
1 min read