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Exposed: CoRWM's Close Ties to the Nuclear Ind.

Friday, 7 July 2006, 12:39 am |

A SpinWatch / Nuclear Spin investigation has uncovered documents that seriously question the independence of a crucial British government committee that is looking into the issue of nuclear waste. A highly controversial and divisive issue, nuclear waste ... More >>

SpinWatch Launches NuclearSpin.Org Website

Wednesday, 3 May 2006, 1:08 pm |

SpinWatch today launches a new website called NuclearSpin that identifies the main movers and shakers who are pushing for a resumption of civil nuclear power in the UK. More >>

Behind the Façade of Israel-Pakistan Rapprochement

Monday, 24 April 2006, 1:52 pm |

Ilan Pappé, the acclaimed Israeli historian, has called Israel’s much heralded withdrawal from Gaza a means for “prolonging an occupation that gets more oppressive by the day while pretending to be deeply engaged in a peace process” [1] . In the light ... More >>

Book Launch: British Propaganda In Ireland 1920

Thursday, 23 March 2006, 10:56 am |

-Book Launch: FRIDAY MARCH 24 - 7.45pm Teachers Club Dublin -Propaganda in 1920 in Ireland - Bloody Sunday & Kilmichael - the origins of 'fake news' - How the 'official' version found its way into the media and into the history books More >>

Spinwatch Congratulates Reuters For GM Corrections

Thursday, 1 December 2005, 1:11 pm |

Reuters - the influential news agency whose wire service stories appear in print, broadcast and web media outlets - has made a series of important corrections to an article on GMOs in Africa, following a complaint from SpinWatch, an organisation ... More >>

Ken Clarke Complaint To Parlt. Standards Com.

Monday, 10 October 2005, 12:48 am |

SpinWatch has followed up its request to the Serjeant at Arms to investigate whether Ken Clarke has abused the privileges of the House of Commons, with a subsequent inquiry to the Parliamentary Standards Commissioner. More >>

SpinWatch Seeks Investigation Of Ken Clarke & BAT

Friday, 7 October 2005, 2:44 pm |

SpinWatch Asks the Serjeant At Arms Office At Palace of Westminster to Investigate Ken Clarke and Whether he Has Abused the Privileges of the House of Commons SpinWatch – a new organisation dedicated to tracking corporate and political spin – has today ... More >>

David Miller & Gill Hubbard: Naming The Problem

Thursday, 26 May 2005, 2:36 pm |

Everyone, even the most die-hard defender of the established order recognizes that we face serious social and environmental problems. The news media regularly circulate the latest figures on the latest social problems. More >>

David Miller: UK Election Spin Mostly Underground

Wednesday, 4 May 2005, 11:34 am |

More evidence that the focus of election spin has moved from the media to less visible direct spin comes from Labour strategists and Weber Shandwick, one of the world's biggest PR companies. More >>

New Labour Banish Victims Of Racism From Lancaster

Tuesday, 19 April 2005, 12:15 am |

Britain's longest-running race hate case ended last week. Asian shopkeeper Mal Hussain and his white partner Linda Livingstone have left Lancaster after 13 years of torment. More >>

Andy Rowell: Remember Saro-Wiwa

Thursday, 17 March 2005, 12:11 am |

The dissident Czech novelist Milan Kundera once wrote that “the struggle of humanity against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting”. The powerful stay in power whilst those who seek to confront it rise and fall. Someone who makes the news ... More >>

Andy Rowell: The Real Child Abuse Scandal

Wednesday, 16 February 2005, 2:02 pm |

Those who work in the western media know that it is a very fickle beast, often driven by the cult of celebrity. It would be no understatement to say that it is obsessed with celebrities — what they do and what they get up to. It is also obsessed with ... More >>

Iraq Elections: A Good Day For Democracy?

Monday, 7 February 2005, 1:53 pm |

We have just had election weekend in Iraq. The weekend when, if all goes to Bush and Blair’s plan, a fledgling democracy will take hold in Iraq. Millions voted for the first time. It is a time of hope for Iraq and the wider world. Or that is what ... More >>

BP's 'Con-Tract' Of The Century - Spinwatch Report

Wednesday, 1 December 2004, 10:03 am |

A six month SpinWatch investigation into BP's ''Con-Tract of the Century'' reveals how: * There is a major design flaw on one of the world's most strategic oil pipelines, the Baku-Tblisi-Ceyhan pipeline, that could lead to an environmental disaster; More >>




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