July 2011

We need a cyber command

If I went to my local newsagents and inserted some hard core pornography pictures into the children’s magazines that are for sale there I would pretty soon find myself talking […]

American family comedy act

Now is the time of year when MPs take their extended summer breaks and when, traditionally, the major source of news shuts down. Newspapers usually fill up their pages with […]

William Maxwell "Max" Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook, Bt, PC

This whole phone hacking saga has brought the ownership, and therefore the political power, of UK media to the fore, and quite rightly so. For far too long far too […]

Yesterday was a virtuoso display from David Cameron in the House of Commons. Before it Ed Milliband had been calling for Cameron to resign, by the end of the day […]

Every speech I have heard made by Ed Milliband for the last two weeks has used the name of this poor murdered girl as a political weapon to try and […]

David Cameron and Andy Coulson

Some people seem to be drawing false inferences that the Prime Minister is in some way implicit in the News International story because he had employed an ex editor of […]

Over the last week the biggest story amongst the chattering classes was about Rupert Murdoch, his organisation, the people in it and sundry other actors in the unfolding drama. Meanwhile […]

Friday is the Islamic holy day, so people are not at work. They go to the mosques to pray then they demonstrate against the brutal dictatorship of the Assad family. […]