Letting the fox guard the henhouse

July 4, 2019By Denis MullerBlog

Fox guarding the henhouse; poacher in charge of the game-keeping. Choose your idiom, but appointing the parliamentary joint committee on intelligence and security to inquire into press freedom is guaranteed to get the opposite result to what is ostensibly intended.

Killing stories

November 19, 2018By GaryBlog

The grisly details of the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi are well known. It was a horrible crime, but perhaps less unique for its brutality than for the sustained public attention, and the chance that there may yet be justice.