UK
  • Military reporting needs new fronts Too often journalists allow the military establishment to dictate public debate, doing everyone a disservice — including the armed forces. The headlines were full of the sort of dramatic language that might describe defeat in a major field battle. The country had taken a “military gamble” and was reported to be “at risk”; troops had been “wiped […] 13 min read
  • The Quiet Death of the late-night DJ The nocturnal radio host is a familiar figure from movies and TV dramas — but the BBC has decided it can’t afford a real one. To explain his love of radio, John Peel, the late and much lauded BBC Radio 1 DJ, often recalled a night in the 1960s when he lived in the United States: I was driving […] 8 min read