Entries from April 2010

Sunday, April 4th, 2010

How even ‘accurate’ journalism misrepresents the facts

Not quite in the Modern Media is Rubbish league, but still an interesting example of how journalism, even when it’s mostly factually accurate, still manages to misrepresent the world it reports on. From the Financial Times Weekend Magazine comes a photo essay on How modern Britain spends its Sundays, complete with a potted summary by […]

Friday, April 2nd, 2010

Why I will probably opt out of the new NHS database

I just got my notification of the rollout of the shiny new NHS health record database. It also kindly offered me the chance to opt out (only because it was required to by our pesky data protection laws, I suspect). Hmm. What to do. Well, it sounds like a great idea that will save me […]