It's nothing new

During Tuesday night's Prime Time programme about how carers and their loved ones are suffering under cutbacks, I watched Twitter for commentary on the show. It's a great way of monitoring how people are reacting to a TV programme or an ongoing debate, and the huge amount of comments on the subject showed that [...]

2011-06-02T12:26:50+00:00 June 2nd, 2011|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Circus masks real issues

I love a good election campaign as much as the next journalist, but we are in danger of letting characters, spin and incomprehensible economic waffle cloud the real issues of this election. All the talk of the IMF leaves a lot of people cold, but the real repercussions of austerity are being felt and [...]

2011-02-03T13:52:34+00:00 February 3rd, 2011|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |