Tag: Politics

Politicians and the media – an ever-changing relationship

11th January 2017 – Radio 4’s Today Programme featured a segment with its presenter and award-winning broadcaster John Humphry’s reflecting on the ever-changing relationship between politicians, the media and ultimately the public!. Part of this shift, Humphrys claims, can be attributed to the way that politicians communicate with us. Marking 30 years of sometimes tense,

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On The Up; The End of the UK Recession

The big news today is that the UK is finally out of recession! Clearly this is fabulous news for pretty much everyone, but I won’t be cracking open the champagne just yet, as the ascent from recession has hardly been dizzying: figures show that the economy has grown by just 0.1% in the last three

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Cirkle  •  26th Jan 10

Are Royal Mail Workers Shooting Themselves in the Foot?

So Royal Mail workers have voted in favour of strike action in the lead up to Christmas for the second time in three years. The company says that the number of letters and parcels its core business delivers is falling by 10% each year, losing it £170m per annum, and that it must modernise in

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Cirkle  •  13th Oct 09

Has The Sun Set on the Labour Party?

The front page of The Sun newspaper today declares ‘Labour’s Lost It’ and states the withdrawal of its support for the current Government amongst accusations of a catalogue of failures including crime, healthcare and, top of everybody’s list, public spending. So should Gordy B and the Labour Government be scared?Yes, definitely. But not because The

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Cirkle  •  30th Sep 09

Cripes! Boris is an inspiration!

Does Boris Johnson have the best PR in the country at the moment? Despite his eccentricities and frequent embarrassments, he always seems to come out on top, whether in his role as a politician, journalist or now as a member of the Eastenders cast! Last Friday, Boris filmed a cameo for the popular soup, during

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Cirkle  •  21st Jul 09