The author is a former BBC broadcaster and producer, and one of the founding editors of Newsline.
Sifting fact from fiction should be our new year resolution
What will Friday the 13th bring for Britain?
Pressures on media houses should not result in journalists being exploited
Yet another populist leader is ousted through the men in uniform
Why remembrance of conflicts matters
Canvassing begins for an unpredictable British elections
Another independent-minded news publication closes down
A new film chronicles a whistleblower's attempts to stop a war
Why would anybody mourn a policeman?
TV dramas suggest links between 1930s fascist movements and Brexit Britain