Freelance radio journalist/editor - Four years of radio newsroom
Co-founder, with Tom Trevor, of Bristol's annual
General news plus expert in censorship, terrorism, religious hate and the
Broadcast quality, fast turn-round, production, presenting, scripting
You can book me for a
government or media power
** I am unwaged and - not in full-time paid
10-12 Picton Street, Montpelier, BRISTOL, BS6 5QA, England.
Mobile: +44 (0)7786 952037 [Mon-Thu. 10:00-18:00 GMT - with SMS]
Fax: +44 (0)117 942 0164 [for my attention, shared fax]
Investigative reports Fri 5-7pm on
Bristol & District Anti-Cuts
Alliance manifesto, plus Bristol's weekly
War on Freedom: my
London Bombings cover-up:
on Press TV,
Peace links: Abolition
of War - Iraq veterans -
Moses said God's only son would
for you -
films and videos available
My most controversial research is at
& I'm editor of UK
The All Seeing Eye publishes my and others',
usually Bristol, public interest stories
it is updated occasionally
Definition of the Public Interest (1)
1. The Public interest includes
a) Detecting or exposing crime or a serious misdemeanor.
b) Protecting public health and safety.
c) Preventing the public from being misled by some statement or action of
an individual or organisation.
d) Exposing misuse of public funds or other forms of corruption by public
e) Revealing potential conflicts of interest by those in positions of power
f) Exposing corporate greed.
g) Exposing hypocritical behaviour by those holding high office.
2. There is a public interest in the freedom of expression itself.
3. In cases involving children, journalists must demonstrate an exceptional
public interest to over-ride the normally paramount interests of the child.
Definition of the Public Interest (2)
Editors' Code of Practice, 2004 - framed by the newspaper and periodical
industry and ratified by the
Press Complaints Commission
on 28 April 2004
1. The public interest includes, but is not confined to:
i) Detecting or exposing crime or serious impropriety.
ii) Protecting public health and safety.
iii) Preventing the public from being misled by an action or statement of
an individual or organisation.
2. There is a public interest in freedom of expression itself.
3. Whenever the public interest is invoked, the PCC will require editors
to demonstrate fully how the public interest was served.
4. The PCC will consider the extent to which material is already in the public
domain, or will become so.
5. In cases involving children under 16, editors must demonstrate an exceptional
public interest to override the normally paramount interest of the child.
but... Editors and journalists can be excluded from the BBC... In the 'public
"If and whenever in the opinion of the Secretary of State an emergency shall
have arisen in which it is expedient in the public interest that Her Majesty's
Government in the United Kingdom shall have control over the broadcasting
or transmission of any matter whatsoever by means of the stations or any
of them, it shall be lawful for the Secretary of State to direct and cause
the stations or any of them or any part thereof to be taken possession of
in the name and on behalf of Her Majesty and to prevent the Corporation from
using them, and also to cause the stations or any of them or any part thereof
to be used for Her Majesty's service, or to take such other steps as he may
think fit to secure control over the stations or any of them, and in that
event any person authorised by the Secretary of State may enter upon the
stations or any of them and the offices and works of the Corporation or any
of them and take possession thereof and use the same as
Section 8.3 - BBC Agreement - Department of National Heritage 1995
As an onetime BBC Radio reporter (GLR, Solent, Wiltshire Sound
- I was shocked to discover that, under some circumstances, government ministers
have the right to bar BBC journalists from their workplace. Replacing them
with government 'officials'. This is the sort of thing one might expect in
a Stalinist or fascist dictatorship - but never in a democracy.
The Land Is Ours -
Ecovillage Network UK -
My research into elitism, state terrorism, current affairs and the abuse
of power - www.bilderberg.org
On this Website
Appeal under the data protection act to see my Security File
Some of my articles & scribblings
Some of my research
Godless Politics? Godless Religion?
Don't get stuck in the middle -
Dust off your Bible