Monthly Archives: July 2017

The media turns on itself

The UK media found itself in the slightly awkward position last week of reporting on itself. First up was the announcement by the BBC of the first female Doctor Who. There are many people, myself included I must confess, who might question why the casting of a low budget sci-fi TV series is front page […]

Who exactly is British?

Earlier this week the UK national media was getting itself all worked up about the fact that, for the first time in decades, there were British tennis players in the both the men’s and women’s quarter finals at Wimbledon. Of course, it does rather depend on how you define British. After all, Johanna Konta was […]