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Latest Article: BBC in crisis? | Paul Lashmar: The Tragedies of the Fourth Estate

'The recent crises must be understood in light of systemic pressures on the BBC's resources and the wider struggle to maintain healthy and well funded investigative journalism - an essential part of democratic accountability...' Paul Lashmar, Investigative Journalist and Lecturer at Brunel University.

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Alternative News

Alternative media provides news that the mainstream press often ignore.  Here you'll find stories that buck-the-trend.

Latest Article: Osama bin laden's killer shafted by US Military? Author Phil Bronstein tells how he developed a relationship with the Osama bin laden's killer who says he's leaving the military with “No pension, no health care, and no protection for himself or his family.”

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Alternative News

Alternative media provides news that the mainstream press often ignore.  Here you'll find stories that buck-the-trend.

Latest Article: The power to create money out of thin air. By: Ann Pettifore "Modern finance is generally incomprehensible to ordinary men and women...The level of comprehension of many bankers and regulators is not significantly higher. It was probably designed that way. Like the wolf in the fairy tale: “All the better to fleece you with.”

This article was recommended by Paul Lashmar, Investigative Journalist, World In Action Broadcaster and Lecturer at Brunel University

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Lashmar | Fearless Journalism...

Paul Lashmar: Investigative JournalistTelevision Producer, Broadcaster, Author and Lecturer in Journalism at Brunel University.

Paul passionately believes in a strong press unafraid of challenging those in positions of power and is troubled by the steady decline in investigative journalism across the mainstream media. Despite this there are still some terrific stories out there and with over thirty years working alongside the best in the industry, Paul has the contacts and the nous to sniff out the stories others often miss.  Read Paul's full bio...

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