Monthly Archives: January 2017

Sorry, but I have to talk about Trump…

I am really sorry, I’ve tried not to mention the new President of the USA in these posts, but I can no longer hold my peace. A few days ago I watched the news bulletins with growing disbelief as Sean Spicer, Trump’s Press Secretary, declared war on the US media and promised to hold the […]

National Health or National Wealth

We’re only a couple of weeks into 2017 and already the NHS is hitting the headlines for all the wrong reasons. Hardly a day has gone by without a front page story in the national press about A&E waiting times, bed blocking, health tourism or some other supposed crisis. As far as the media is […]

An Important Year for the Public Sector

Last week I had a look at how the media scene might look in 2017, now I’d like to look at how the New Year will impact on the public sector. After all the dramas of 2016, it would be easy to think that 2017 might be quite dull, but I doubt that very much. […]

Looking Ahead to 2017

As we enter 2017 I can’t help wondering what lies in store for us in the world of media and communications. There seems little doubt that social media channels will continue to grow in importance. Donald Trump already seems to have adopted the habit of making major policy announcements via his Twitter feed. This may […]