Category: Journalism

Putin And His American PR Push

  In April 2011, then-Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin was asked an unusually flattering question by an American journalist: “Are you the coolest man in politics?” The interview, which ran on the website of Outdoor…

Lance Armstrong ‘Confesses’ To Oprah Winfrey

By Paul Haward, The Telegraph On any sensible reading of next week’s 90-minute Oprah Winfrey sit-down, tears will roll, victim status will be staked out and personal damage limitation will outweigh cycling’s need to know…

Lance Armstrong From Legend To Myth

Lance Armstrong. Those two words which have thrown the sporting world into turmoil. A legend was built up around the man who many people thought had fought cancer and not only survived, but achieved the…

Online Journalism And The Sausage Ad Factory

Having been through the newspaper changes – thousands of redundancies, fewer pages, less news, dailies turning into weeklies, ad revenues plummeting – it’s obvious times have changed. In the early days of my journalism career…

A Fine Balance For Flybe

The one thing you learn as a journalist is that you are never going to make everyone happy. The other is that tactfulness can lead to a boring read. This doesn’t mean we should be…