Tag Archives: Channel 4

Conservative changes are now required


Parliament will open up tomorrow after a short break due to the elections that took place last Thursday that have led to calls from Conservative Councillors to their MPs and the Government. One call is related to the many challenges … Continue reading

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Sign this petition to Stop the privatisation of Channel 4


One of my friends, Eddie Howson kindly promoted this important Petition late last night. It is a Change.Org petition that had over 200,000 signatures when I spotted it this morning. It is a very clear challenge to the rather inept … Continue reading

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The empty climate change podium of our less than Prime-Minister


It seems as though Mr Johnson along with Mr Farage are not willing to participate in a debate about climate change that is taking place this evening on Channel 4. Of course there is still a few hours to go … Continue reading

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After 28 months, with 160 days left we must suspend Article 50 and go back to the people!


A recent suggestion by Nick Boles on Channel 4 news that as an interim solution to respect the people who voted to leave the EU whilst at the same time recognising that the Irish border issue is unresolved is that … Continue reading

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Lets help end the ‘Trouble on our Trains’


Last night on Channel 4 Dispatches the documentary showed some of the small number of very appalling men who attend football matches across the UK, using trains to get from home to the relevant football grounds and back again. One … Continue reading

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Lets focus on what the nation needs


The dispiriting interview on last nights Newsnight with Michael Gove and the earlier ‘debates’ between Chris Leslie (Labour) and Matthew Hancock (Conservative) which took place separately on both BBC and Channel 4 have provided the evidence that unless something changes the … Continue reading

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A media fit for purpose


There can be no excuse for our 3 major broadcasters, working together as they did to come up with such an incompetent set of proposals as they announced yesterday. Not only do they have substantial resources to allow a meaningful … Continue reading

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Breadline Kids


Last nights Dispatches programme on Channel 4 was very sober viewing. It provided for all of us who have never visited a foodbank a snapshot account of three families who have been forced to turn to one and the circumstances that … Continue reading

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Meet the Commissioner


The pitfalls of open access TV filming is that confidential matters aside, the viewer sees the blemishes as well as the strengths of the subject. Last nights CH4 Meet the Commissioner certainly revealed the blemishes of Ann Barnes and her approach … Continue reading

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