Lens on the Week

11 January 2018 Lens on the Week UK BBC/WOMEN: The BBC has always prided itself upon being politically correct.  Danny Cohen, former head/controller of BBC1, insisted that all panel and quiz shows should have at least one woman on the panel(s).  The latest Dr. Who is an actress, whose appointment was greeted with great fanfare

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Issue 135: 2018 01 04: Lens on the week

04 January 2018 Lens on the Week UK EAST COAST LINE: It is not unusual for there to be different narratives in politics, but the two lines being peddled concerning Lord Adonis’s resignation as chairman of the independent National Infrastructure Commission probably mark the beginning of the first political row of 2018.  Lord Adonis believes that

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Issue 134: 2017 12 21: Lens on the Week

21 December 2017 Lens on the Week UK HAPPY TO LOSE: Last week Dominic Grieve, Conservative MP and ex-attorney general, forced through an amendment to the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill in the teeth of Government opposition.  Now any Brexit deal will have to be approved by statute after a full debate in both Houses.  Does

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Issue 133: 2017 12 14: Lens on the Week

14 December 2017, Lens on the Week. Nothing missing here. Grenfell Tower, Trump’s state visit, the ‘New Jerusalem’, Hollywood comes to Saudi Arabia, the end of an era at the Fed and in Australia…

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