Deepfake, Chat bots and other stuff once the preserve of trashy science fiction novels a century ago, is really here. So what now?
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'?
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
Why Can’t Labour MPs be Seen on Picket Lines?
Following the recent sacking of a Labour MP, Sam Tarry for attending an organised strike, another opposition MP, John McDonnell asks in a piece for the Guardian today (here) , what has happened that the Labour party can no longer be seen to stand up support labour. “New Labour” is the answer that springs cynically … Continue reading Why Can’t Labour MPs be Seen on Picket Lines?
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?
Violence on television – A debate for the 21st century
Shocked by the adult content on TV? More shocked by stuff on Netflix and Prime? Are we finally enjoying the results of a censored medium finally be allowed to express itself? Two friends discuss: Did you see Strictly on Saturday? No I don’t watch it. Fair enough. Eastenders seems to be getting better though. And … Continue reading Violence on television – A debate for the 21st century
In debt thanks to Universal Credit. The story of Alex and Sandra.
Today's story is about Sandra and Alex, a working couple in debt because of their brief reliance on Universal Credit... It's time for a look at the UK Government’s new benefit system and its effect on full-time workers. For those that don’t know, Universal Credit is the UK Government’s grand plan to roll a whole … Continue reading In debt thanks to Universal Credit. The story of Alex and Sandra.