This is the text of a letter I sent this morning to my Member of Parliament in London: UPDATE: Victoria Borwick, my MP, answered my letter within a week. I’ll append her response after my text. Victoria Borwick MP House of Commons London SW1A 0AA Dear Ms Borwick, I am one of your constituents, […]Read more "Letter to my MP: Stand Up for Democracy and the Rule of Law"
I just got contacted by a young journalist I met while working at Citizenside. She’s graduated from a good journalism school, and is now working for a local radio station – for free – while living with her parents, trying to find a steady job in journalism. Here’s my advice to her. Sounds like you’re […]Read more "Traditional journalism is being crushed: letter to a young journalist"
A few days ago, I wrote to my MP, Greg Hands, because I’m concerned about the Digital Economy Bill. This bill may soon be passed into law here in the UK. Both as a professional and a citizen, I find its implications disturbing. It would allow people to be cut off from the internet merely […]Read more "Digital Economy Bill – Greg Hands Responds"
There’s been a lot of talk about the Digital Economy Bill here in the UK. It’s likely to be passed into law soon, and this worries me and many other people. I’ve written to my MP about this. Here’s the text of my letter: Dear Mr.Hands, I’m writing to you today because I’m very worried […]Read more "Digital Economy Bill – Writing to my MP"