Category Archives: Media policy

‘Politics has to be about people’ – tackling the democratic deficit in Wales

Welsh politicians worried by the low level of public interest in their work have been told they need to make politics more interesting and relevant to people. Representatives of the media told a conference in Cardiff Bay that there was … Continue reading

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Where are the journalists Wales needs?

If the job of journalists is to hold the powerful to account, it’s clearly important to have enough of them – and of the right type.  The late Patrick Hannan was one such – a man who grilled Welsh politicians … Continue reading

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DAB Radio – Dead and buried?

By David Kevin Williams David Williams graduated in BA Radio from the University of Glamorgan and now works for the digital station Mountain FM. This was first published on his personal blogsite. Back in 2010 the government released the ‘Digital … Continue reading

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Controversial presenter vilified on social media

FEW news stories generate the kind of emotional response we’ve seen this week following the disappearance of young April Jones. The 5-year-old from Machynlleth went missing from near her home on Monday evening. As is becoming the norm, the news … Continue reading

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Towards a Welsh media policy

Huw David Jones reports on the findings of an Assembly inquiry which calls for a media policy forum to advise Welsh Government Lately the media sector in Wales has been going through something of a crisis.  In October 2011, BBC … Continue reading

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