Media expert Richard Jones comments on the BBC’s growing problems with pay inequality and says the evidence from former BBC China Editor Carrie Gracie demonstrates the BBC was in fact in the wrong twice over.
Media expert Richard Jones comments on the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority rejecting Fox’s proposed takeover of Sky on the grounds that it is not in the public interest.
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Visiting Professor of Psychiatry for Older Adults Professor John Wattis comments on the warning by the NHS England’s Chief Nursing Officer, Professor Jane Cummings, that a combination of the cold weather and ‘loneliness’ could be lethal for the elderly in the coming months.
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Professor of Health Policy Peter Bradshaw comments on the number of long A&E waits doubling over the past four years across the UK.
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Roger Barlow is a Research Professor and Institute Director in the University of Huddersfield’s International Institute for Accelerator Applications (IIAA). In this blog he talks about the opening of the SESAME accelerator in the Middle East and how to hear of a co-operative project between scientists of nations, whose governments are so hostile to one