In this week’s podcastm Charlotte and Rachel look at a disastrous PMQs performance from Jeremy Corbyn, what Trump’s tax return tells us, and that video of a Professor in South Korea…
Liberals have long loudly and proudly advocated for diversity. It should probably please us then that during the awards season just gone that the issue was high on the agenda once again. At the Grammys, Adele saw off Beyoncé for some the major awards, including Best Album, with a large number of people citing the […]
Charlotte Henry and new co-host Rachel Cunliffe discuss the role of satire in the new Trump world order, and look at the candidate getting themselves into hot water in upcoming UK by-elections.
Over the coming days and weeks there will rightly be a huge number of tributes to Steve Hewlett, the presenter of Radio 4’s Media Show, who has died from cancer aged just 58. I have one memory of him that probably tells you an awful lot about the kind of man he was. A few […]
President Donald Trump has proudly declared that he is in “a running war with the media,” and there is growing evidence to show that he is putting his words into action. From the campaign trail to the Oval Office President Trump has delighted in attacking, criticising and denigrating journalists who do their jobs by turning […]
Those not paying very, very close attention, may mistakenly have thought that the Leveson Inquiry was done and dusted, the subsequent row about regulation of the press over. Not only is that far from the case, but we now have reached a critical juncture. A seemingly innocuous clause in nearly four year old legislation hangs […]
Labour commentator Emma Burnell joins Charlotte to discuss a report from the think tank the Fabians, which drew some pretty damning conclusions about the future of the Labour party, and looks ahead to the by-election in Copeland. What does 2017 hold for Jeremy Corbyn and his party?
Ian Dunt, editor of Politics.co.uk and author of Brexit: What the Hell Happens Now?, joins Charlotte to discuss the fascinating Brexit case in the Supreme Court that was brought by the businesswoman Gina Miller, and what strategy the Government might pursue now.
“Laws are like sausages, it is better not to see them being made.” That line from Otto von Bismark has been repeated to the point of cliché, but it rarely hast it felt more relevant than in the past few months – and the last few days in particular. Von Bismark lived in the 19th […]
The heated U.S. election campaign that saw Donald Trump elected 45th President of the United States raised many issues. A critically important one was the growing proliferation of fake news online. Both sides shared increasingly bizarre, heavily partisan, fake news stories during the fraught campaign. They fueled conspiracy theories on a variety of baseless issues . […]