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Effective letters

  •  The purpose of writing a letter is that it should be read. This may sound obvious but it’s important to consider your letter from the point of view of the recipient.

Beam me up, Data

On 18 February, I represented the ethical internet service provider (ISP) GreenNet at an industry meeting on data retention.

Video activism demonstrates its power

From Afghanistan to Palestine to Minnesota, video activism has been proving its value over the past few months.

' Flat Earth News'

There are different ways of criticising the media.

More than books

In Britain and especially in Glas- gow there are fewer and fewer outlets for independent and radi- cal materials.

Media workers against the war

1.2m Iraqis may have died in the Iraq war: why the silence?


Hidden in the open

Suspicion of the media is widespread, not only in Britain. But is it really true that the mass media put out “propaganda”?


When the polling agency ORB's findings came out [see last issue], I was sure that The Guardian, The Independent, The New York Times and other major papers would cry out in outrage

Online revamps

UKwatch.net has revamped its site, which brings together radical analysis of different aspects of British society, and relaunched their blogs, featuring Mike Marqusee, and PN editor Milan Rai.

Love your enemy – everyone can change: The Beeb

The enemy, this time, is the Beeb.