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Wednesday 2 October 2002 October 2002
Mick Hume
Criminalising seduction?


Jennie Bristow
Test of authority
A-levels scandal: how the UK government is losing it.

Brendan O’Neill
Anti-war - but what for?
London's big demo against invading Iraq let Blair off lightly.

Paul Carr
Think of the censors
How a website satirising anti-paedophile crusades was taken down - because the UK police feared it could be interpreted as inciting violence.

Friday 4 October 2002
Neil Davenport
Underground ‘fat cats’?
The problem with London's Tube strikes is not that the drivers are paid too much.

Ray Crowley
Currying distaste
I could have lived quite happily having completely forgotten John Major and Edwina Currie.

Duleep Allirajah
Offside, 4 October
Wembley whingers? Send them all to Birmingham.

Daniel Ben-Ami
The coffee con
Will fair trade in coffee change the world? Dream on.

Dolan Cummings
TV UK, 4 October
Tipping the Velvet is about a young Victorian woman's struggle for freedom - and not just from her corset.

Tuesday 8 October 2002
Sandy Starr
Privacy: open up the debate
Critics of state snooping should stop appealing to human rights law

Thursday 10 October 2002
Thomas Deichmann
The Schmeiser story
How a Canadian farmer lost his battle with Monsanto - but achieved star status among European environmentalists.

Jennie Bristow
What’s so bad about nasty parties
New Labour started the attack on 'yah boo' politics - now the Tories are playing catch-up.

Brendan O’Neill
The edge of the abyss…again
Northern Ireland's peace process will survive, because nobody has anywhere else to go.

Thomas Deichmann
The Schmeiser story
How a Canadian farmer lost his battle with Monsanto - but achieved star status among European environmentalists.

Dolan Cummings
TV UK, 10 October
The Shield's cops don't let the law get in their way.

Patrick West
Bad habits
Consumers, compensation and Big Tobacco.

Duleep Allirajah
Offside, 10 October
Cantona's kung-fu victim, seven years on.

Victor Smart
Saving up trouble
The UK public might be told that it's good to save - but the state of the savings market is enough to put anybody off.

Friday 11 October 2002
Frank Furedi
Singleton Society
As the number of single-person households is predicted to soar, sociologist Frank Furedi explains why so many men and women are opting to live alone.

Dr Michael FItzpatrick
A Poxy Panic
Why is the UK stockpiling vaccines against the non-existent threat of a mass smallpox attack?

Monday 14 October 2002
Jennie Bristow
Australia’s 10/12
The Bali bomb was horrific. But comparisons with 11 September are wrong.

Jennie Bristow
Australia’s 10/12
The Bali bomb was horrific. But comparisons with 11 September are wrong.

Brendan O’Neill
Was bin Laden behind Bali
The response to the bombings revealed al-Qaeda's hold on the Western imagination.

Mick Hume
Who cares if Sven plays the field?
spiked editor Mick Hume in The Times (London).

Tuesday 15 October 2002
Helen Searls
Washington roulette
An Englishwoman reports from the city paralysed by a sniper.

Dolan Cummings
One Scotland, many racists?
The Scottish Executive sees racism everywhere. A Glaswegian wonders why.

Mark Adnum
The terror experience
A Sydney writer finds that the Bali bomb has caused a perverse patriotic excitement.

Mick Hume
One war that Bush has already lost
The campaign against Iraq is dogged by the American establishment's defeat in the Culture Wars at home.

Thursday 17 October 2002
Ciaran Guilfoyle
Dramatising death
Why is every accident and disaster now seen as a 'tragedy'?

Friday 18 October 2002
Tessa Mayes
'Stalked' by the news
From supermodels to union leaders, crying ‘harassment’ has become a way of censoring the press.

Tuesday 22 October 2002
Tessa Mayes
Contents and acknowledgements
Part Ten of the spiked-report 'Restraint or revelation? Free speech and privacy in a confessional age'.

Tessa Mayes
Interviews
Interviews for the spiked-report 'Restraint or Revelation? Free speech and privacy in a confessional age'.

Tessa Mayes
Interview: Clive Jones
Clive Jones, chief executive of Carlton Channels, on free speech and privacy.

Tessa Mayes
Interview: Bob Satchwell
Bob Satchwell, executive director of the Society of Editors, on free speech and privacy.

Tessa Mayes
Interview: Robert Pinker
Professor Robert Pinker, acting chairman at the Press Complaints Commission, on free speech and privacy.

Tessa Mayes
Interview: Jane Kerr
Jane Kerr, Daily Mirror royal reporter, on free speech and privacy.

Tessa Mayes
Interview: Karen O'Connor
Karen O'Connor, BBC editor and correspondent, on free speech and privacy.

Tessa Mayes
Interview: Mike Jempson
Mike Jempson, director of the PressWise Trust, on free speech and privacy.

Tessa Mayes
Interview: Toby Young
Toby Young, author of How to Lose Friends and Alienate People, on free speech and privacy.

Tessa Mayes
Interview: Clive Soley and Anna McKane
Clive Soley and Anna McKane on free speech and privacy.

Tessa Mayes
Interview: Phil Craig
Phil Craig, freelance TV producer and co-author of Diana: Story of a Princess, on free speech and privacy.

Tessa Mayes
Interview: Neil Wallis
Neil Wallis, editor, The People newspaper, on free speech and privacy.

Tessa Mayes
Interview: Michael Tugendhat
Michael Tugendhat, QC, on free speech and privacy.

Tessa Mayes
Interview: Lauren Booth
Lauren Booth, columnist, New Statesman, on free speech and privacy.

Tessa Mayes
Interview: Julian Petley
Julian Petley, lecturer in media and communications at Brunel University, on free speech and privacy.

Tessa Mayes
Interview: Dorothy Byrne
Dorothy Byrne, commissioning editor, Channel 4, on free speech and privacy.

Tessa Mayes
Interview: Ray Bellisario and David Northmore
Photojournalist Ray Bellisario and investigative journalist David Northmore on free speech and privacy.

Tessa Mayes
Interview: Andrew Billen
Andrew Billen, staff writer, The Times (London) on free speech and privacy.

Tessa Mayes
Interview: Alex Renton
Alex Renton, former chief feature writer and foreign reporter, London Evening Standard, on free speech and privacy.

Tessa Mayes
Privacy, free speech and the media: some conclusions
Part Nine of the spiked-report 'Restraint or Revelation? Free speech and privacy in a confessional age'.

Tessa Mayes
Privacy loses its meaning
Part Eight of the spiked-report 'Restraint or Revelation? Free speech and privacy in a confessional age'.

Tessa Mayes
The confusion over privacy
Part Seven of the spiked-report 'Restraint or Revelation? Free speech and privacy in a confessional age'.

Tessa Mayes
Free speech and the public interest
Part Six of the spiked-report 'Restraint or Revelation? Free speech and privacy in a confessional age'.

Tessa Mayes
Free speech and the 'right to know'
Part Five of the spiked-report 'Restraint or Revelation? Free speech and privacy in a confessional age'.

Tessa Mayes
Free speech and trivia
Part Four of the spiked-report 'Restraint or Revelation? Free speech and privacy in a confessional age'.

Tessa Mayes
A qualified right to free speech
Part Three of the spiked-report 'Restraint or Revelation? Free speech and privacy in a confessional age'.

Tessa Mayes
Privacy vs free speech: two competing rights?
Part Two of the spiked-report 'Restraint or Revelation? Free speech and privacy in a confessional age'.

Thursday 24 October 2002
Jennie Bristow
Damp Squib
The UK firefighters' pay dispute has become a circular argument about health and safety, which nobody can hope to win.

Dolan Cummings
TV UK, 24 October
The Sheffield International Documentary Festival: Brits on Japan and the end of the voiceover.

Monday 28 October 2002
Brendan O’Neill
Russian to conclusions
The international response to the Moscow siege captures the confusion of the war on terror.

Tuesday 29 October 2002
Peter Smith
Backpacking after Bali
The worst response to the bombings would be to tell young people to stay at home.

Timandra Harkness
Stargazing
A Royal Society discussion showed that there is a still a will to reach Mars - so what's stopping us?

Thursday 31 October 2002
Tessa Mayes
Ulrikitis
The Ulrika Jonsson story represents a new low in confessional journalism.

Jennie Bristow
Politics - just a dayjob?
New Labour's proposals to modernise parliament treat the House of Commons like The Office.

Dolan Cummings
TV UK, 31 October
The Sheffield International Documentary Festival broadened TV's horizons.

Phil Mullan
Propping up the private
Far from championing the free market, the UK government's Private Finance Initiative highlights the state’s increasing economic intervention.

Patrick West
Lapel Louts
The poppies get bigger and earlier every year.

Josie Appleton
War Over Words
Bush's rhetoric in the 'war on terror' is being deconstructed in the classrooms and lecture halls of America.

Duleep Allirajah
Offside, 31 October
The joy of naked animosity.

Tessa Mayes
Ulrikitis
The Ulrika Jonsson story represents a new low in confessional journalism.


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