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Dr Matthew Ashton

Politics lecturer, Nottingham Trent University

Dr Matthew Ashton, politics lecturer at Nottingham Trent University and expert in British, American and media politics.

The Academic Implications of John Sweeney's North Korea Documentary

The decision of the BBC and John Sweeney to enter North Korea undercover with a group of LSE students raises a number of important questions relating to the ethics of the media. Chiefly whether they were putting the students in harm's way, but also if they'd made them fully aware of the risks involved beforehand.
15/04/2013 12:29 BST