When I was growing up, I was under the impression that media professionals were honourable souls who considered it the height of professionalism to be nothing more than the conduit for the day’s news. Newsreaders, as we called them (not anchors or ‘newscasters’), were reassuringly...

I wrote a piece for Christian Today last week, which reflected that according to OpenBible, social networking is the number one thing that people tweeted that they were giving up for Lent! For many, this reflects the negative perception of social media that persists: that...

Comedy writer James Cary (Miranda, Bluestone 42) makes the link between Planet Earth II and Christmas, and why this is the season of good news for David Attenborough. I was eight when The Living Planet arrived on BBC1. I remember looking forward to it all day at...

In Autumn 2011 I experienced something of what so many have gone through in these difficult economic times. In just one PowerPoint slide the rug was pulled out from under my plans and I was left trying to restart a freelance career in much-changed circumstances. With...