Beth Ashton

Beth Ashton wins social media award

Former Help Me Investigate Education contributor Beth Ashton has won an award for her work in the social media team at Trinity Mirror. Carol Vorders gave me an award! #canihaveavowelpleasecarol — Beth Ashton (@BethAshton) December 1, 2014 Beth wrote for Help Me Investigate Education in 2013 about a ‘leak’ that she stumbled across while […]

When is a leak not a leak: An investigation into children’s home data

Tweet While working on a story relating to children’s care homes, Beth Ashton stumbled across some data that shouldn’t have been public. What she did next illustrates the ethical and legal issues facing journalists and public bodies dealing with sensitive subjects. A few … Continue reading