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Manifesto For Human Journalism

November 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

While algorithms encroach and technology advances, Richard Sharpe demands journalism by humans, for humans. An event occurred in October 2015 which will cast a long shadow [read on...]

Can We Afford To Be Independent?

November 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

Tom Hedley asks if there is commercially viable life beyond the corporate mindset.  Slaving away at a big-time news cooperation may be your cup of tea, but to some aspiring [read on...]

Objection! The Case for Professional News Reporting

January 1, 2010 // 0 Comments

The purpose of this essay is to show how journalism is true to the world it describes, despite the many, fully justifiable complaints levelled against some aspects of it; moreover, that professionally produced news reporting is disposed to provide a unique kind of truth which is not generally replicable by non-professionals - at least, not in current conditions nor in the foreseeable future [read on...]

Born Yesterday

January 1, 2010 // 0 Comments

By treating amateur journalism as a threat, the UGC controversy ignores history [read on...]