Tag Archives: Channel 4

Government Caught Changing Wikipedia

Government Wiki edits downplay high profile killings Wednesday 06 August 2014 UK Fatima Manji, Channel 4 News A Channel 4 News investigation reveals Wikipedia edits to pages on Jean Charles de Menezes, Lee Rigby and Damilola Taylor made from government … Continue reading

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The Rise of US Covert Surveillance

Barack Obama defends secret surveillance reports, assuring citizens phone calls are private. But the Information Commissioner’s Office says there are “real issues” about US agencies accessing UK data. In his first comments since the government’s surveillance programmes were made public, … Continue reading

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Your Money or your Life (or, Who Gives Atos?)

High Court rules Work Capability Assessment arguably unlawful. Judicial Review of Work Capability Assessment Granted. Tonight, Monday 30th July, both Channel 4’s Dispatches and BBC’s Panorama explore the controversial methods used in assessing the most vulnerable sick and disabled people’s … Continue reading

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Bahrain Censorship Prevails. Journalists Arrested & Deported

To borrow one of Bernie Ecclestone’s oft used comments during last weekend’s Grand Prix, “It’s business as usual” in Bahrain. Shortly after the race on Sunday, a British news team from Channel 4 television were chased by riot police on … Continue reading

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Watch Things On VCR…

After an incredibly protracted delay I finally bought one of those newly fangled dvd recorder boxes. An LG DRT389H to be precise, and jolly good it seems too. Update: No it’s not! Region-free to boot, so no searching for hacks … Continue reading

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