…and the point of editorials defending a free press was?

by Rashmee

Posted on August 17, 2018


  Other than managing to become the story – and a rather good one at that – it’s not clear what was achieved by 350 newspapers’ editorializing in a pack about the dangers posed by Donald Trump to a free press. People who read editorials would presumably not be taken in by President Trump’s regular … Continue reading “…and the point of editorials defending a free press was?”

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Ever noticed the British media’s fabulously stiff upper lip about #Brexit?

by Rashmee

Posted on October 21, 2016


British prime minister Theresa May has tootled off to a European Council summit, prompting reflection on #Brexit coverage by the UK media. One of the great surprises of the #Brexit referendum has been the relative lack of media delirium here in the UK. There were four or five days of pandemonium – in Britain, Europe, … Continue reading “Ever noticed the British media’s fabulously stiff upper lip about #Brexit?”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK