Raymond is a highly regarded writer and media consultant. He has written columns for The Independent and was media editor of The Times for seven years. Before moving to The Times he was a reporter on the FT for 19 years, covering media and communication issues. His television credits include eight years as the BBC’s NewsWatch presenter.
05 Aug 2020
In the wake of James Murdoch’s resignation from the board of News Corp, Ray Snoddy shares his own memories of the Murdoch dynasty
29 Jul 2020
Facebook, Google, Apple and Amazon are to appear together for the first time in front of Congress. They’ve got a lot of explaining to do, writes Ray Snoddy
Newspapers that told readers post-Brexit trade deals would be easy could be sweating, much like a Russian oligarch living in the UK, writes Ray Snoddy.
15 Jul 2020
New content from Led by Donkeys exposes the UK media’s failures to confront the lies, avoidances and circumlocutions of ministers, writes Ray Snoddy
With media job losses escalating and little help from government, isn't it time to plan for the future of grassroots journalism, asks Ray Snoddy?
01 Jul 2020
The coming together of legislators and advertisers could finally apply enough pressure to achieve reform and a rebalancing of the world of communications.
24 Jun 2020
Following the publication of Ofcom's report into our online consumption habits, Ray Snoddy sifts through the findings to understand its implications.
17 Jun 2020
Trust and reach are on the rise for newsbrands, but it'll take innovation, fresh thinking and a brave face if publishers are to make it through the Covid-19 recession, writes Ray Snoddy.
10 Jun 2020
Social media helped light the fuse and now even right wing newspapers are changing their tone. Has there ever been such a rapid, global shift in attitudes?
Trump's latest tweets and Facebook posts have revealed deep chasms on information policy, not least between the leaders of the tech giants themselves. So what happens now?
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