On 14th of November 1889, journalist Nellie Bly (1864 – 1922) set off on her round the world journey. This followed the success of the publication in 1873 of Jules Verne’s ‘Around the World in Eighty Days.’
Letters: ‘Journalism Dying of Shame’
‘UK “professional” journalism should be expiring from shame.’
Ignorance Is Never Bliss
It’s an old saying, ‘Ignorance is bliss’. It is used to persuade us that it is better for you if you do not know all the facts.
Born in Pennsylvania, USA in 1857 Ida Tarbell was an investigative journalist back in the day when a woman’s place was very much in the home.
Ján Kuciak was born on 17th of May 1990 in the village of Štiavnik in Bytča District, Slovakia.
In 1818 James Wroe along with John Knight, Joseph Johnson and John Saxton formed the Manchester Observer
Daphne Caruana Galizia
Her investigation and exposure of corruption in Malta led to many acts of intimidation against her and death threats
Ida B Wells
Ida B Wells was a black woman born into slavery in Holly Springs, Mississippi on July 16th 1862.
Voter apathy and why Scots need to stay positive this 18th of September.
“In 2014 we saw an injection of hope and belief in politics among those who had never voted before because for once it meant something very real.
More than 1.5 million people in the UK, including more than 350,000 children, experienced destitution last year – Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Universal credit traps the already poor into hardship, say charity, Joseph Rowntree Foundation.