Nominations announced for region’s media stars.
Richard Lutz catalogues another seven days.
Thoughts on the great events of the day.
Better late than never.
Labour MP Keith Vaz is under fire after a tabloid secretly recorded alleged trysts with male escorts. We’re all victims, says Richard Lutz
Richard Lutz leaves Scottish journalism and heads for the back channels of England newspapers.
Richard Lutz continues his slow rise forty years ago to journalistic mediocrity
Richard Lutz walked into his first newsroom 40 years ago today – 2 June, 1975. He revisits his entry into journalism that began a slow rise to mediocrity.
Richard Lutz turns a baleful eye towards the two high-profile court cases ending in jail terms for well-known media figures.
MAX CARLISH is working on a film with poet Benjamin Zephaniah and local social entrepreneur Jason Turner about finding work for former prisoners. He finds it raises a great deal of questions about Birmingham, its profile….and, of course, the curse of Benefit Street.
The Birmingham Press has experienced some tech issues over the last 10 days.
Larry Inman ponders this whilst contemplating an outbreak of violence.
Meet Birmingham has unveiled a new marketing campaign designed to attract more major events to Birmingham, the Black Country and Solihull.
Steve Beauchampé doesn’t like what he’s hearing on the airwaves.
Media and creative professionals from across Birmingham revealed their competitive sides as they battled against each other in a bid to raise more than one thousand pounds for two local charities.
Birmingham Press Club, the oldest of its kind in the world, has given itself a face-lift – with a new logo and a vibrant new website.
Birmingham Press Club has launched its Midlands Media Awards for 2013 – with new categories for Blogger of the Year and Best News Website.
Sir Howard Elston, our roving reporter without portfolio, explains the background to today’s strike by BBC journalists
Students on Coventry University’s music technology course gained a fascinating insight into working in the music and recording sector when they heard from a panel of industry heavyweights.
‘Times were different then’ say some under the legal post Savile spotlight. No, they weren’t says journalist Richard Lutz
Sir HOWARD ELSTON (DOA) gives the inside line on who will be the new top man at the scandal-scarred BBC. Here’s his crucial report:
Richard Lutz is worried how social media is ruining the spread of free speech.
Veteran BBC radio presenter Rob Nothman will be visiting Coventry later this month to present a special lecture entitled Fifty years of Radio Sports Commentary.
A leading Coventry communications company has reaffirmed its stance as a digital pioneer with the help of mobile web experts Digi-Vu.
So what do we make of the current copyright regime? Join in the debate at The Ropewalk, 15-20 St. Paul’s Square, Birmingham
Wolverhampton Centre for the National Trust makes important donation to Light House’s fund-raising efforts
Howard Elston, our media analyst, unveils new plans by the BBC to cover news once the magnificent Games end.
RICHARD LUTZ peers into a crystal ball to see how the Murdoch Saga might really be playing out behind the tattered scenery.
by Richard Lutz Banished to Scotland for a while, and thoughts turn to tv once I tire of haggis flavoured crisps, ‘interesting’ weather patterns and monomanic Old Firm sport coverage ITV’s local franchise STV, out of Glasgow, is an intriguing offer. Whenever I come north of the border, I notice it…
Tv news station Sky has admitted it hacked into emails for a story…but it was in the public interest. The public what? asks Richard Lutz Earlier this week James Murdoch left the board of Sky. He said he didn’t want his other troubles with creepy News of the World and the deluded and deranged Sun…