Entries by David Skelton from 08/2011

The Actions of a Criminal Minority Should not be Used to Condemn Whole Communities

| Posted 08.12.2011 | UK

The full horror of this week's riots are there for all to see. The perpetrators are rightly being utterly condemned for a grotesque display of violence and nihilism that has wrecked lives and torn apart communities.

The BBC Should Think Again Before Meddling With BBC4

| Posted 08.17.2011 | UK

The report suggests that the BBC is keen to preserve BBC3 instead of BBC4. The channel is home of such anti public service programmes as the repellent "Geordie Finishing School For Girls" , as well as "Fast Food Baby" and "Underage and Pregnant".

Sport Should Be Used To Help Re-engage Alienated Young People

| Posted 08.23.2011 | UK

The transformative effect of sport in poorer communities is clear for all to see. We should use the fact that England are now the world's number one cricket team to inspire young people from deprived backgrounds and help reengage many young people in society.