In 1896, Adolph Ochs bought The New York Times and boldly placed on its front-page flag the slogan All The News That’s Fit To Print. Today, its publisher, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr., may need to rewrite that slogan to Less News And Less Money To Print It. That’s because The […]

Technology and exams ‘creating robotic children’ An over exposure to technology risks creating a generation of “robotic” children, a leading headmistress warned. By Graeme Paton, Education Editor Last Updated: 9:18PM GMT 14 Nov 2008 A rise in the use of the internet and video games is damaging pupils’ social skills […]

Beware of the Obama hype. What ‘change’ in America really means JOHN PILGER 12 Nov 2008 In his latest column for the New Statesman, John Pilger writes that the lauding of Barack Obama has a history and that ‘historical moments’ ought to be less about their symbolism and accompanying histrionics […]