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John Pilger in the Literary Arena, Latitude Festival

July 27, 2012


written by Robert Pollard for Festival Republic John Pilger is a highly respected political journalist who has twice been named Journalist of the Year. Through his writing and film-making, he has continually challenged common opinion and offered an alternative to the increasingly narrow media narrative. Born in Australia but based in the UK, he is […]

Murdoch launches new Sun on Sunday title

February 20, 2012


written by Robert Pollard for New Statesman News International claims “this is our moment”. News International (NI) confirmed last night that the Sun on Sunday will be launched next weekend. The new title will replace the News of the World, the newspaper closed down last July following revelations of phone hacking malpractice. NI chief executive […]

Miliband Leads the Way in Phone Hacking Debate

July 18, 2011


words by Robert Pollard Ed Miliband’s decision to wage war on Rupert Murdoch and his News International colleagues could prove to be, not only the boldest, but the shrewdest political move of his career to date. Ever since news of the scandal broke, Miliband as been ahead of the game, time and again outmaneuvering his […]