Why a part of me is cheering on Rupert Murdoch

by Stephen Tall on November 5, 2010

At face value, the figures released by News International this week showing that The Times and Sunday Times had registered some 105,000 customer sales since its paywall was erected in July sounded like good news. As analysts attempted to decipher the company’s ‘fuzzy numbers‘, doubts began to creep in. Understanding those paywall figures The reality […]

What I think about tuition fees (2 of 4): that pledge

by Stephen Tall on November 5, 2010

In yesterday’s post, I explained my support for university tuition fees. Today, I’m going to look at how the Lib Dems got themselves into the pickle we have on the issue. We just can’t escape that pledge. The pictures are (…)

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The ConHome stock-take of Conservative and Liberal Democrat compromises

by Stephen Tall on November 5, 2010

ConservativeHome’s Tim Montgomerie has today published a run-down of what he sees as the key compromises and trade-offs on new policies that have been made within government by David Cameron and Nick Clegg since the Coalition Agreement was signed. The graphic below sums up Tim’s view of the overall effect — that the Tories are […]

@stephentall’s weekly Twitter updates for 2010-11-05

by Stephen Tall on November 5, 2010

Final final day in my old job. My desk is clear at last. Now I've 5 days of R+R to get ready for the new one! http://plixi.com/p/54124637 # Not sure I've got the hang of this holiday lark. Awake since (…)

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