Zaina Erhaim: how to respect local journalists in crisis zones Paid Members Public
The contrast between the coverage of war in Syrai and Ukraine is shocking and stark, argues the news:rewired keynoter. Here's how we can do better.
Reed Elsevier Quits Defence Business Paid Members Public
Happy news in my work e-mail this morning: Reed Elsevier to exit the defence exhibitions sector [http://www.reedelsevier.com/index.cfm?articleid=2084] > Reed Elsevier announced today that it is to exit the defence exhibitions sector. This portfolio of five shows is part of Reed Elsevier’s global Business
The Women In Black Paid Members Public
In this day and age of political apathy, there’s at least one group I respect. Every week, the Women in Black make their silent protest on an issue that concerns them, under the statue of Edith Cavell on St Martin’s Lane. The stand questly, wearing or holding banners
Latest on the anti-war protest Paid Members Public
I was at a seminar at the RICS [http://www.rics.org.uk/] in Westminster this morning. A comment from the organiser about the increased security (the building is opposite the Houses of Parliament) prompted me to wander down to the on-going protests to see how they were going, a
Fashion, war and taste Paid Members Public
I have a major interest in women’s fashion. Now, there’s an incriminating statement. I feel that I should explain further. I have inherited from my father a keen interest in women’s clothes on women. I just want to be clear about that. This means I read fashion
ITN journalist Terry Lloyd killed in Iraq Paid Members Public
I have no idea how widely this is being reported in the US, so I thought I’d post it here: ITN news journalist Terry Lloyd is dead [http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/2878777.stm], quite possible killed by “friendly fire [http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/
Bombs Fall Like Rain Paid Members Public
Waking up to the news that we’re bombing Iraq (well, more than we usually do) is not exactly the best way to start the day. I have to stop using Radio 4 as my morning alarm. I cope with war news much better after coffee and toast.