The Corporation’s proposals represent a surrender to the modern trend of fracturing of political debate into regional silos and online echo-chambers.
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EXCLUSIVE. DexEU’s Alternative Brexit White Paper – Canada Plus Plus Plus. 21) Digital trade and audiovisual services
The twenty-first extract from the fullest draft of the proposals that were put together by the Department for Exiting the European Union.
Richard Holden: The criminal justice reforms which could spare other innocent people the ordeal I suffered
In the second of his two pieces, the author proposes a series of changes to ensure that the right balance is struck: convicting the guilty while not ruining innocent lives.
For 26 years, the Daily Mail’s editor ensured his newspaper was a loudhailer for a quiet majority – and he inspired love and loathing along the way.
Plus: A crazy clergyman, a bonkers Imam, and unreason on obesity. Richard Holden’s innocence. And: I am ready for Desert Island Dicks.
The former Chairman of the Culture, Media, and Sport Select Committee relates how they collaborated to win support for Britain’s Olympic bid.
Watson et al lost today, but they will inevitably return. The Government should honour its pledge to delete the preferred weapon against free expression.
If social networks are common spaces, they must be open to both left and right. Conservatives must take the lead to ensure oversight is fair.
From the politicisation of committees and the near-deification of Corbyn to the absurd ‘fake news’ row over ‘Hatgate’, the parallels are troubling.
Its reputation and market share has taken a buffeting recently, but its position is recoverable.
Council committees lack independence. Local newspapers are sadly in decline. There is not the equivalent rigour to that provided by Parliament and the media nationally.
Independent, fair, and low cost arbitration is the way to ensure ordinary people are protected from abuses. Parliament overwhelmingly voted for that in 2013.
Plus: Henry Bolton, secret LibDem agent. (Or not.) Penny Mordaunt, next Tory leader. (Or not.) British communists surprise us. (Or don’t.) And: my CNN joy.
Plus: Major’s error. The Prime Minister’s jokes. Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow. And: the angels want to wear my red suit.
Every time we put the other side on the back foot and expose their inaccuracies to those middle-ground voters, we damage the credibility of all their messages.