Sunday, March 17, 2013

Six of the Best 333

"What badly needs debate is precisely how to regulate cross-media ownership better, and how to prevent semi-monopolies of influence from building up that subverts proper media balance - and prevents prime ministers paying court to one press baron and his acolytes in particular." David Boyle says the debate over Leveson is ignoring the most important question.

Simon Titley on Liberator's blog gives an account of the rise and fall of economic liberalism in the Liberal Democrats.

The Conservatives' A list did bring them more women candidates but made little difference in the areas of race and class, finds Michael Hill on British Politics and Policy at LSE.

"Viva Belarus!", a groundbreaking feature film from Polish director Krzysztof Lukaszewicz portraying the harsh life of nonconformist youth living under the regime of Alyaksandr Lukashenka in Belarus, premiered at Prague’s Febiofest on March 19. Radio Free Europe Radio Liberty interviews one of the screenwriters, Franak Viańćorka.

Homes & Property examines the history of Camden's Mornington Crescent.

Parts of Paris are built on a dense network of underground tunnels, canals, reservoirs and vaults, reports Infra Net Lab.

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