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‘Politainment’ as election coverage

TweetIf the US Presidential primaries are anything to go by, elections are great entertainment. Donald Trump has the world gasping at his arrogance, contradictions and hairstyle. Hillary Clinton bustles on like a granny intent on organising her household. Bernie Sanders … Continue reading

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Maps that raise questions

TweetQuite a lot of new instructional material is appearing online about techniques of data journalism. If journalists are being outwitted by government and corporate number-crunchers it’s because we haven’t stayed on track with digital analytical skills. Most of us are … Continue reading

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The Media are the Muddle

TweetFaced with differing sources who have varying agendas, what does the journalist do? Why, report them all fairly and in a balanced way, of course! The problem with this compromising answer is that it doesn’t disclose the truth. “Balance” can … Continue reading

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