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Financial crisis = televisual crack

February 5, 2009

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Here is another one of those “no shit Sherlock” reports.  A report commissioned by Sky News reports that television reports about the banking crisis having had the biggest impact on British viewers of any news story in the last 20 years. Isn’t it slightly disingenuous to report this as news? Anyone working in a TV newsroom […]

Credit Crunch or Monetary Meltdown

September 16, 2008

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Ok, ok! My hands are up! I know that as a member of the media I have no leg to stand on when complaining about the incessant flood of credit crunch news. I’m the first to admit that my trade is seriously culpable of pouring petrol onto the financial turmoil that we’re in. That said, the prospect of having […]