Wikileaks isn’t information freedom

One of the most important things students learn when studying the media is that, often, the decision of an editor or proprietor to, or not to, publish or broadcast a particular story places immense power in the hands of that person. Often the mainstream media enjoys...

Spending policy should not mean but simply be.

There is nothing either particularly logical or elegant about the embodiment of the basic economic problem in the Guns versus Butter conundrum, but there’s probably a well established way to pay someone through taxpayer cash to paint a picture of it or commit...
Policy Threat Advisory

Policy Threat Advisory

All political parties do strange stuff at Party Conference season, but it’s important that we keep an eye on the soundness or otherwise of our own.  Here’s a miniature guide, which we shall start using tomorrow.