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New media, old media and the changing affiliations of the political class

It was the most convincing display of News Corporation humility yet. Nothing Rupert Murdoch said in front of the parliamentary select committee in July or … READ MORE

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The Future of News

I should start off by saying that many of these phrases we use, like monetising content, are a little ugly to the ears of journalists … READ MORE

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On economists as narrow-minded hedgehogs; the perils of futurology

In December 2007, when BusinessWeek magazine published its annual chart of economic forecasts for the following 12 months, every one of the 54 economists surveyed … READ MORE