Transparency matters: why is Bristol City Council failing on freedom of information?
Cable research shows that Bristol is worse than many other major cities at handling citizens’ FOI requests. Why is this a problem – and will the end of the mayoral system next year bring more open local government in the city?
We’re working to diversify the Cable team. Let’s start with our freelancer base
The Cable exists to challenge the structure of the media, but we are not representative enough of our city. Here’s what we’re doing to change things.
‘I want Black and Brown boys and girls to think they can get to these kinds of positions’
Lucy Turner, the new editor of Rife magazine talks about the need for young people to feel believed in, how art helped her face adversity, and how to make media and creative industries less pale, male and stale.
How Bristol 24/7 publicised Big Tobacco’s push for respectability, before accepting its money
Local magazine and news website’s £25,000 grant from Philip Morris followed a string of articles referencing its new heated tobacco products.
Editorial: Journalism is a public service. It should act like it. And it needs you to support it.
Could the pandemic force newspapers to reconsider their priorities and better serve public needs?
WATCH: Searching the natural world for new antibiotics
Could the deep sea help us fight antibiotic resistance? Sam Williams, Phd student at the University of Bristol’s School of Biochemistry, explains how his work...