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The World Transformed

Very happy to have been invited to speak at The World Transformed festival in Liverpool! TWT is a politics, arts and music festival running alongside the Labour Party Conference between the 22nd and 25th of September. My panel is called Occupy Fleet Street: How to Democratise the British Media, with myself, Tom Mills, Leo Watkins, Dan Hind, Angela Phillps and…

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Review by Simon Wren-Lewis

Oxford economist Simon Wren-Lewis has reviewed Media Amnesia in Open Democracy’s section on new thinking for the British economy, here. he’s also given an interesting analysis on the role of the media in austerity on his blog.

People’s Assembly conference 2nd June

I was very happy to have the opportunity to speak at the People’s Assembly national conference on Saturday. It was a great event and I’m looking forward to taking part in future activities.

The Selfish Giants

This month’s issue of the New Internationalist is devoted to media and media reform. I have a piece in there and am one of this month’s featured authors. The New Int is a multi-stakeholder co-operative owned by its workers and 3600 small investors – of which I’m one. I grew up with this magazine and am proud to now have…

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New book: Media Amnesia

My book Media Amnesia: Rewriting the Economic Crisis is out now with Pluto Press. From Donald Trump, to Brexit and the rise of nationalist populism across Europe, what role has the media played in shaping our current political moment? Following the news coverage of a decade-long crisis that includes the 2008 financial crash and the Great Recession, the UK deficit,…

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