Category Archives: media

Get out of the office and listen

We all think that in the world today we are more connected than at ever before and to some extent that is true. It is easy now to share information and updates across the world at the touch of a … Continue reading

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Eyes wide open

How do we know that the news we read on social media is accurate? Who can we trust and who is posting honestly? There are some scary statistics about that young people are getting the majority of their news from … Continue reading

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Overcome the barriers

When we are young people often tell us that we can’t do things. In many cases this is absolutely the case and obviously there need to be boundaries. But this should not happen when we are considering what we enjoy … Continue reading

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Gold rush to Manchester

We have been captivated by the two weeks of sporting achievement that we have seen in Rio. It has been a chance to see people overcome adversity to win medals and reach the heights. It has given us all an … Continue reading

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Is media training dead?

I have watched a number of interviews with people in the past few days mainly with sportspeople. Clearly there are quite a few who have not had any kind of training in dealing with an interview. When they have something … Continue reading

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The sun sets on a New Day

Tomorrow will be a significant day. It marks the end of the recently established New Day newspaper. When it was launched nine weeks ago I wondered whether there was something I hadn’t understood about the proposition it had. I thought … Continue reading

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Finding the good around us

I am sat tonight watching the news again and I am feeling quite sad about the state of the world. There are some truly horrific stories that are being detailed not least the terrible murder of a toddler, the death … Continue reading

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