journalism

Murder attempt inquiry to be dismissed over G8 facts in Genova

Mark Cowell after G8 in Genova, 2001

British journalist, Mark Cowell, was subjected to a "brutal" and "potentially lethal" aggression during the demo against G8 in Genova (2001). Now, the inquiry is coming to an end. Italian newspapers and nationwide media are not reporting this story.

Attention CNN: There's this thing called Youtube...

CNN's journalism is often appalling, for example this article explaining how Mohamed is the most popular boy's name in England (strange, I thought it was Harry). But whoever it was who put together the coverage for the Occupy Oakland skirmishes has managed a really amazing level of awfulness.

HARI KARI II – a multitude of sins

A short follow-up to an exposal of liberal journalist Johann Hari's plagiarism

HARI KARI/HACKERY

Johann Hari (from http://www.flickr.com/photos/lewishamdreamer/)

DSG's exposal of liberal journalist Johann Hari's plagiarism, which eventually became a scandal and led to his downfall as a respected journalist.

Parliament Square

Not related to education but I felt compelled to get this off my chest.

Like fire in broom straw - Robert Weldon Whalen

Academic look at the role the media played during the 1929-31 textile strikes in Southern America and the lasting effect the dispute had on the region.

Kelvin McKenzie's fake apology

Kelvin McKenzie the former editor of the Sun has apologised for remarks that he and his paper made about the people of Liverpool following the Hillsborough tragedy.

Rebellious Media Conference 2011

Impressions from the alternative media event

Solidarity and News of the World hacks

Now it’s sunk in a bit, I thought I’d take a crack at analysing the anarchist debate around the News of The World’s demise in a bit more depth.

Leuenroth, Edgard, 1881-1968

Edgard Leuenroth

Biography of the German-Brazilian journalist and typesetter who committed his life to anarcho-syndicalism and anti-clericalism.