Category: Journalism

Chatter #256 – Oliver Bullough – Butler to the World: How Britain Enables The Rich And Powerful

Oliver Bullough studied modern history at Oxford University and moved to Russia after graduating in 1999. He lived in St Petersburg, Bishkek and Moscow over the next seven years, travelling widely as a reporter for Reuters news agency. His last book, Moneyland was a great, if not a touch depressing, read – a…

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Chatter #251 – Simon Kuper – Chums: How a Tiny Caste of Oxford Tories Took Over the UK

Boris Johnson, Michael Gove, David Cameron, George Osborne, Theresa May, Dominic Cummings, Daniel Hannan, Jacob Rees-Mogg: Whitehall is swarming with old Oxonians. They debated each other in tutorials, ran against each other in student elections, and attended the same balls and black-tie dinners. They aren’t just colleagues – they are peers, rivals, friends….

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Chatter #250 – Seb Whitehouse on Wrestling, Journalism, Masculinity, and Trauma

Seb Whitehouse may have one of the weirdest stories in terms of how he got to where he is today. He’s former professional wrestler of seven years turned journalist! His insights into the world of WWE can definitely be applied to our politics… We spoke about a whole range of things from the…

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Chatter #227 – Klaudia Fior on Establishment Collapse: Boris, Prince Andrew and Partygate

Is the establishment collapsing? With Boris and Prince Andrew coming under major scrutiny after Partygate, I wanted to talk about whether the establishment might be on their last legs. The real question is will they suffer consequences! Back for round two is Klaudia Fior. Klaudia is a 23 year-old journalist & PR/advertising MA…

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Chatter #219 [Live] – Emma Reilly UN Whistleblower: The UN Are Complicit In Genocide

Emma Reilly is a former UN employee and now UN whistleblower who uncovered that the UN was handing names of dissidents to the Chinese government. Emma said, “One of the first issues we had to deal with was a request from China to know whether specific individuals were planning to attend the session….

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The BBC Is Dead

For some, the BBC has been dead since the 1980s or 1990s – even then it was pro-establishment as it always has been. For many, they lost their credibility during the Brexit process or during the chastisement of Jeremy Corbyn (who could forget the infamous “Russian” Newsnight image). The decline has continued unabated…

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