Maha Rafi Atal started her talk at Hacks/Hackers London by describing the cognitive dissonance of studying to be a business journalist, with the ethics and aspirations that involves, with the day-to-day reality of business journalism as it …
Since I last posted, I’ve been immersed in donor data – trying to tease out some interesting trends and perhaps, more importantly, attempting to find out what’s behind them. I have data going right back to the computerised register’s inception … Continue reading →
I grabbed Panorama editor Tom Giles at the So You Want To Be a Journalist event to get his tips on what people should do when they start an investigation. It may be the most productive minute of video you’ve ever watched.
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In the last post I introduced you to my data project on the organ donor register – and since then, the topic has cropped up again in the news agenda. Via a Google Alert, I electonically stumbled across an impassioned … Continue reading →
“Disingenuous” is a word I find I only use and use a lot when talking about the DWP. The thought about audio-recording a WCA cropped up over a year ago and immediately gained the support of the illustrious Professor Harrington. More recently, there has been a lot of upset due to confusion over how will […]
The Independent has been running an in-depth series on the ‘crisis in nursing’, by Christina Patterson. It’s a useful read if you want to understand how the profession and the wider NHS have changed through the 20th and 21st centuries, … Continue reading →
TweetLast week, it was announced that Michael Gove wanted Universities to have a big influence on the curricula of A-level exams. With Gove’s requests to Ofqual ringing in university’s ears, it’s key to look at some of the elements that … Continue reading →