Publishing | Mayo Wynne Baxter

Fake news – coming up trumps

American British Speech Bubble

It has been hard to overlook the latest surfacing of so called ‘fake news’ stories on our newsfeeds. Very recently the 2016 US presidential election campaign brought this to light. A recent study by Stanford University suggested that during the election campaign, up to 62% of US adult citizens received their news through social media… Read the rest of this post (No Comments)

The Right to be Forgotten

Jackson Miranda 2

A recent European Court decision will have a far-reaching impact on the control of information about individuals over the internet. You can now request that links to personal data which comes up on a search results list on a search engine can be removed. There is now a ‘right to be forgotten’ which means outdated… Read the rest of this post (No Comments)

Lords’ legacy – Leveson and McAlpine

Much comment has been made on the Leveson report – some of it even by people who have read bits of it! The issues around press regulation are important and will say much about the society we want. But in a few years’ time how relevant will it all be? It is not hard to… Read the rest of this post (No Comments)

The UK Publishing Industry

It may come as a surprise to learn that over recent years publishing is one of the most successful of the UK’s media & creative industries. The UK’s publishing industry is also one of the largest in the world, and is well known for the quality of the content that it creates and the broad… Read the rest of this post (No Comments)