Blogs

Recent entries

DEC comment on impact of the media coverage of disasters, Eagle Eye

DEC comment on impact of the media coverage of disasters

The prestigious One World Media Awards will be held in London tomorrow night. Hosted by Jon Snow, this annual event celebrates film, broadcast, print and new media about the developing world. We aim to encourage and deepen mutual understanding between people across the world. I am a trustee of One World Media, but my day [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Monday, 9 May 2011 at 12:13 pm

Online House Hunter: Capital move, Property

Online House Hunter: Capital move

House prices are going up, down, staying the same – it’s a nervous time for the property market. But Online House Hunter Alan Cleaver reveals one part of the country where home owners can feel a bit more confident.

By | Property | Monday, 9 May 2011 at 7:00 am

Review of Doctor Who ‘The Curse of the Black Spot’, Notebook

Review of Doctor Who ‘The Curse of the Black Spot’

Doctor Who turned pirate this week with ‘The Curse of the Black Spot’ which took viewers on a swashbuckling adventure, involving stowaways, mutiny and a siren.

By | Notebook | Monday, 9 May 2011 at 3:55 am

Think. Think again. Think harder., Notebook

Think. Think again. Think harder.

Experts at picking out our flaws. Experts at analysing and obsessing every little part of us that we do not like. Experts at glossing over it all, painting on a convincing smile and telling the world that we are fine.
10 years on and the ‘fine’ that rolls off the tongue so easily will be doubted [...]

By | Notebook | Sunday, 8 May 2011 at 10:51 pm

How many 2011 predictions will John Rentoul get right?, Eagle Eye

How many 2011 predictions will John Rentoul get right?

A fascinating question that was asked by Political Betting of my 28 December 2010 article in which I made the following four predictions for this year…

By | Eagle Eye | Saturday, 7 May 2011 at 6:10 pm

Al Fayed set to join stars at Cannes Film Festival, Film

Al Fayed set to join stars at Cannes Film Festival

Brad Pitt, Carla Bruni-Sarkozy and Robert De Niro are set to wander down the Cannes Film Festival’s red carpet next week. The latest addition to that glittering roll-call of talent, it is fair to say, is somewhat less internationally celebrated.

By | Film | Saturday, 7 May 2011 at 8:19 am

Here’s a Question We’re Not Going to Answer, Eagle Eye

Here’s a Question We’re Not Going to Answer

Wonderful blog about “The Four Kinds of New York Times Headlines” by Alex Leo (via Charles Arthur). They are…

By | Eagle Eye | Friday, 6 May 2011 at 7:35 pm

The Scottish people say no to empire, Notebook

The Scottish people say no to empire

On May 5th, as the media hyped up an ‘alternative vote’ campaign that many people knew and cared little about, another, far more significant election was taking place. In Scotland, a Parliament was being elected.

By | Notebook | Friday, 6 May 2011 at 4:44 pm

The actual plans for Bin Laden’s “pucca” house, The Foreign Desk

The actual plans for Bin Laden’s “pucca” house

There’s understandably been much interest in the house in which Osama Bin Laden whiled away his hours while hiding in the Pakistani city of Abbottabad. Photographs have been taken of the three-storey buildings, graphics have been produced to show the outline and design of the eight-bedroom property. But for those who have an interest in [...]

By | The Foreign Desk | Friday, 6 May 2011 at 4:28 pm

Top of the posts, Notebook

Top of the posts

Our top posts and bloggers from the past week

By | Notebook | Friday, 6 May 2011 at 4:00 pm

Property search
Browse by area

Latest from Independent journalists on Twitter