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Covering Libya: Do we need a mashup?

February 25, 2011 by


By SARAH MORRISON Before Robert Fisk provided the first dispatch from Libya for The Independent on Thursday, there had been something of a media blackout imposed on the country. Despite the fact that there were reports that more than 1,000 protestors had died in the clash with security forces to end Gaddafi’s 42-year rule, websites […]

When photos matter… Tuition fees protest at Millbank

November 14, 2010 by


by SARAH MORRISON “There are more journalists and cameramen here then there are anarchists,” shouted one of the students who was rallying outside the Conservative headquarters last Wednesday on account of the coalition plans to raise tuition fees as high as £9,000, while making 40% cuts to university teaching budgets.  In fact, hustled in amongst […]

New Statesman graphic – WHAT A CARVE UP!

November 3, 2010 by


by SARAH MORRISON In the second part of our CSR series, Sarah Morrison brings your attention to the blood-soaked cow that donned the front cover of the New Statesman after the CSR and explains how it reveals more about the publication than it does the cuts. As a disclaimer, I love the New Statesman. I […]

BBC graphics bring cuts to the masses

October 27, 2010 by


by BEN WHITELAW In the first of a three-part series about the way the major news organisations covered the Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR), Ben Whitelaw analyses the BBC’s attempts to bring the cuts to the masses. The BBC website, somewhat unsurprisingly, had a section dedicated to graphics about the Spending Review after last week’s announcement. […]