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Editor's Blog

What a mess

Friday, 5 February 2016, 09:43 Last update: about 2 years ago Stephen Calleja

If it’s not a scandal involving property dealings, then it’s a questionable appointment. This government is in the news for the wrong reasons every day. Just when you think that there...

The media in the line of fire

Wednesday, 27 January 2016, 09:15 Last update: about 2 years ago Stephen Calleja

The media has come under attack several times in the past few days. First we had a lawyer representing a minister in a court case demanding that a journalist reveal the name of a source. Later,...

Journalists and sources

Thursday, 21 January 2016, 14:37 Last update: about 3 years ago Stephen Calleja

For a lawyer to demand that a journalist reveals the source behind the publication of a story is obscene. For this lawyer to demand such an obscenity when representing a Labour government minister in...

Silent trade unions

Tuesday, 19 January 2016, 14:48 Last update: about 3 years ago Stephen Calleja

Not so long ago, under a Nationalist administration, trade unions were very active in showing their disagreement each time something that negatively affected their members came up. Spearheaded by the...

It’s the PM’s fault, not Bedingfield’s

Wednesday, 13 January 2016, 07:45 Last update: about 3 years ago Stephen Calleja

The latest outburst on the social media by Labour journalist, turned MEP, turned adviser, turned administrator of PQs in the Office of the Prime Minister (with time to trudge next to heads of...

A new low for PBS

Monday, 21 December 2015, 11:26 Last update: about 3 years ago Stephen Calleja

The news that seven TVM journalists have taken Public Broadcasting Services before an industrial tribunal over claims of salary discrimination is a new low for the station that is financed by...

Labour’s multiple betrayals

Thursday, 17 December 2015, 11:09 Last update: about 3 years ago Stephen Calleja

So, after the American University of Malta turned out to be far from being American, it now turns out that neither will it be a university. We’ll probably soon get to know that it will be a...

Good governance: the PN’s tall order

Monday, 7 December 2015, 08:23 Last update: about 3 years ago Stephen Calleja

The proof of the pudding is in the eating. We all know that before the 2013 election Joseph Muscat promised good governance, pledging to make it a pillar on which he said Labour would run the...

Marlene’s resignation

Thursday, 19 November 2015, 07:59 Last update: about 3 years ago Stephen Calleja

It was easy to predict that Marlene Farrugia would break her ties from the Labour Party. The question was not if, but when. The way she was speaking against the government she formed part of gave...

PM, Paceville, Paris and passports

Monday, 16 November 2015, 07:57 Last update: about 3 years ago Stephen Calleja

A few weeks ago, the Romanian Prime Minister resigned with all of his government in the wake of a night club tragedy which killed more than 50 young people.  Don’t expect Prime Minister...

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