Yesterday I published my first piece of data journalism for our online group blog Independent Everything. Our blog looks at independent small businesses in North London and I wanted to analyse what Thursday’s GDP statistics meant for them.
One question keeps coming up as the allegations against Sir Jimmy Savile pour in: why has it taken until now for these allegations to come out? The Metropolitan Police say they stretch back over 50 years to 1959. Derek Chinnery, the controller of Radio 1 between 1978 and 1985 claims he confronted Savile about them twenty years ago. The People report today that an interviewer questioned Savile on the matter in 2001. Continue reading “Jimmy Savile: why it’s taken so long”→
What would you do if you wanted to go to Liverpool next weekend and needed a place to stay? Or perhaps you’re in San Francisco and you want to drive around bohemian Haight-Ashbury, but you’re new in town and have no car?