Deepfake, Chat bots and other stuff once the preserve of trashy science fiction novels a century ago, is really here. So what now?
The Truth About Meritocracy
There's meritocracy and then there's the brand we have in the UK. I call it 'pseudo meritocracy' and this is why.
Prince Harry – The mummy’s boy without a mummy
In his new book Prince Harry reveals wounds that have never healed, or should that be 'revels'?
Writing a story set in the post -‘Spy Cops Scandal’ present
The public inquiry into what has become known as the 'Spy Cops' scandal was first announced in 2014. It is still ongoing. You can read more about targeted undercover operations to infiltrate mainly left-wing and progressive political groups between 1968 and 2010 here. It's a new subject for drama productions to tacks, and the story … Continue reading Writing a story set in the post -‘Spy Cops Scandal’ present
For every fickle citizen who seems to have a shorter memory than a 'Masterchef' judge, there is somebody else who has a memory like an elephant.The media barons tell politicians their skilled fake news cycles and puff pastry issues can obscure the truth, bury history and make big important things – like giving the green … Continue reading Voter Forgiveness
No more ‘silly season’? Has news reporting in the summer changed forever?
Has the 'silly season' of news gone forever? If it so, what will replace it?