The Murder of David Amess MP, ‘Blair & Brown: A New Labour Revolution’ and Bill Gates / with Steve Richards artwork
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The Murder of David Amess MP, ‘Blair & Brown: A New Labour Revolution’ and Bill Gates / with Steve Richards

  • S3E88
  • 49:41
  • October 20th 2021

Stuart and Eamonn are joined by journalist and broadcaster, Steve Richards. This week - the murder of David Amess MP, reactions to Blair & Brown: A New Labour Revolution, listener questions and Bill Gates. At the end of the show, Stuart, Eamonn and Steve share their media recommendations.

RECOMMENDATIONS:

Steve: ‘The Odyssey’ by Homer (“The epic tale of Odysseus and his ten-year journey home after the Trojan War forms one of the earliest and greatest works of Western literature.”) - www.waterstones.com/book/the-odyssey/homer/peter-jones/9780140449112

Eamonn: ‘John Lewis: Good Trouble’ - documentary (“Representative John Lewis fights for civil rights, voting rights, gun control, health care reform and immigration.”) - www.amazon.co.uk/John-Lewis-Good-Trouble/dp/B089M54WFD/ref=sr_1_1?crid=3OOXTH24CMJMS&dchild=1&keywords=john+lewis+good+trouble&qid=1634742054&s=dvd&sprefix

Stuart: ‘The Maradona method may offer Bank’s ratesetters a helping hand’ - Times article by David Smith - www.thetimes.co.uk/article/the-maradona-method-may-offer-bank-s-ratesetters-a-helping-hand-rpb2nsgzl

First published: 20/10/21

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Broadcaster Stuart Cosgrove and Professor Eamonn O’Neill host Talk Media: a forensic analysis of how the media works, and who works the media. Packed full of candid commentary and informed opinion, Talk Media features a weekly guest commentator from the worlds of journalism, entertainment and politics.

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Professor Eamonn O'Neill
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A working journalist and writer -previously a senior writer for Vanity Fair and Esquire. Associate Professor of Journalism at Edinburgh Napier University and a 2020 JFK/Hemingway Grant Recipient.

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Stuart Cosgrove
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Former Head of Nations and Regions for Channel 4 and the prize-winning author of the Soul Trilogy (soul music and social change in Memphis, Detroit and Harlem).