September 2008

BBC defends its censorship of gunman images

Peter Horrocks - head of BBC NewsroomThe use of the YouTube footage of the Finnish gunman (watch here) caused much debate at BBC News and was handled differently by us and other UK broadcasters. Our competitors chose to run the full footage of Matti Juhani ...

Mr Nasty v. Mr Nice

Tom ShalesJohn McCain wore the more presidential tie - that much can be said for him - but Barack Obama displayed the more presidential temperament, or the kind of demeanor people presumably would want in a president, when the two candidates met at the Uni ...

President Obama would seek agreement on gay US soldiers

Tony GrewDemocratic candidate for president of the United States, Barack Obama, has said in an interview with gay news outlets that he wants a full debate about the ban on openly homosexual people in the US armed forces.His Republican opponent, Senator Joh ...

Why there's a credit crunch

US president George Bush has sparked uproar by demanding that Congress launch a $700bn bail out package funded by taxpayers for financial institutions - many of whom back his Republican party. Shahid Miah, an expert on global economies, gives The-Latest hi ...

Sad tale of capitalist spivs and speculators

John Haylett - Editor, Morning StarDespite the eagerness of some newspapers and commentators to pronounce US President George W. Bush's billions of dollars banking system rescue as a done deal, the haggling continues in Washington. And, true to type, t ...

Blazing rows, the place a mess and 'lazy staff'

Deborah Hobson Two women ex-volunteers at a crisis torn art gallery have spoken out for the first time about poor management and bad conditions. The pair, in their 40s and originally from Serbia in the former Yugoslavia, were invited to help by their count ...

New sole superpower is not funny

African journalists have been exploited for too long

Judith TownendVideo news provider A24 Media is small and realistic in its online presence, but has big ambitions. While it might not look much online right now, it's got some solid foundations in place. For starters, it has an editorial board that incl ...

Fashion week Georgia looked great tonight

Albie EspinolaI feel like a real veteran now that I've done three out of the four major fashion weeks (London, Paris and New York) and back for my second season rocking the shows in London town!London Fashion Week kicked off in a great way with me taki ...

DIY kit for the music stars of the future

BritishBlackMusic.com has joined forces with Inner Rhythm to present a special afternoon workshop to help budding stars use the art of creating and designing a winning music business strategy to transform their career to new heights. Well-known consultant ...

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