In addition, in the UK we have only seen women’s football taken more seriously and given better media coverage in the past couple of years. However, the popularity of women playing football has markedly increased at the same time. With the growing professionalisation of the women’s game, it is possible we may in future see more women who have played coming through as football sports journalists. … [Read more...] about Women hit the headlines in sport – why aren’t there more writing about it?
“From now on, what we face would not be the court, but the government. No higher court would object to the lawlessness being carried out. Therefore, I’ve decided not to surrender to this judiciary at least until the state of emergency is lifted.” … [Read more...] about Can Dündar announces he is stepping down as editor of Turkish paper
Is Erdoğan on some solo rampage? Or – more likely, alas – are the virulent nationalists now in control bent on paying off old scores come what may? The temptation, as press freedom and much else dies, is to see it as some kind of masterfully controlled and implemented policy. But there’s a still more depressing alternative. Call General Mayhem. It’s retribution time. … [Read more...] about General Mayhem guides Turkey’s media repression
Leach believed that the assumptions behind the assessment were too pessimistic, but pointed us in the right direction with energy conservation and pollution controls. He was inspired to follow up his views by Barbara Ward-Jackson, who had founded the International Institute for Environment and Development, and became a fellow of her organisation. His first major achievement was the publication of an analysis of energy consumption that provided a strategy for the UK to reduce its energy use while retaining its economic performance. … [Read more...] about Gerald Leach
'I was devastated, as if dispossessed of myself, I could no longer do anything. I moved towards the code keypad and I typed it in,' she recalled. 'I felt that the terrorists were approaching their goal, I felt them growing excited next to me.' … [Read more...] about Charlie Hebdo chief says the magazine has ‘nothing to regret’ in publishing cartoons of prophet Mohammed, adding: ‘If we don’t fight for our freedom we promote a deadly ideology’