How corporate ads are undermining journalism

Source: Washington Post and HEATED

In an advertorial taken out by Lawrence Gelman, readers were told that, “Man’s combustion of fossil fuels has no effect on temperature or climate” among other false claims that fly in the face of science. …

And a national inquiry into the news media’s relationship with power

Chief Constable Andy Hayman had “a boyhood aspiration” of becoming a journalist.

In the early 2000s he was in charge of counter-terrorism and protecting Britain’s most powerful elite; the royal family and the prime minister. He studied criminology at Cambridge and rose through the ranks of the police force before…

“Thank you!” says the man who smiled back at me from under his thick lumbersexual beard, “People don’t smile in this city anymore. I lived here 10 years ago and I’ve just come back from Texas and it’s completely different — unfriendlier.”

His name was Bret, we were on a…

Hello, my name is Chiara and I masturbate.

I’ve been doing it since I was about 7. I still remember the first time it happened.

Embarrassment warning: This might be an awkward read for the few colleagues who might read this and maybe my older brother too (who is the…

It’s been nearly three years since I first turned up at Greenpeace International as a bright-eyed young intern, intent on saving the world one tweet at a time. I’ve learned some things since then.

Protest at the COP17 in 2011
  1. Climate change is complicated. Really complicated. It’s going to affect nearly every aspect of our lives on this planet. There isn’t one easy cure-all solution that will fix everything. But luckily there are a lot of brilliant people working on it.
  2. It is really hard to change people’s minds. Even…

Chiara Milford

Sex, death, and planet Earth.

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