We’re living in unprecedented times, and we know it. Such has been the impact of the global pandemic that everyday life has been turned on its head. So it’s not surprising that our language has had a surprise overhaul too. The Oxford English Dictionary usually makes its updates each quarter.
Two important Commons committee meetings have discussed the future of broadcasting and journalism, with worrying conclusions. It comes as the Guardian publishes a report from Oxford University showing that the public’s trust in media has ‘fallen off a cliff’ in the past five years. In case you missed it –