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.
15 Jan 2020
Wilful disinformation and restricted access - tactics tried and tested in Trump's America - are now being deployed in the UK. Our media must resist.
After years of media disruption, it's time to set wrongs right with the power of truth, writes Raymond Snoddy.
18 Dec 2019
From ferocious video streaming wars to dwindling trust in advertising, or the growth of commercial radio to the BBC's annus horribilis, Ray Snoddy reviews a year in media.
11 Dec 2019
The story of four-year-old Jack Williment-Barr is a perfect symbol of what a serious local newspaper can do when that story is then amplified across the media - and how social media remains a double edged sword.
04 Dec 2019
If David Montgomery successfully takes ownership of JPI Media, his ambitions will only grow, writes Raymond Snoddy.
27 Nov 2019
Ray Snoddy has scoured the manifestos of the main parties to understand their positions on the media and creative industries. The scores are dreary.
20 Nov 2019
Dame Carolyn McCall and Sir David Clementi have both warned for the need to reform legacy broadcast regulation. It's vital their warnings are heeded, writes Ray Snoddy.
13 Nov 2019
The appointment of the Financial Times' first female editor is part of a growing trend in media organisations, writes Raymond Snoddy. But does it signify a turning point?
06 Nov 2019
The general election campaign could turn out to be one of the most confrontational and dirty on record, writes Ray Snoddy.
30 Oct 2019
We need greater scepticism from political journalists and a willingness to name officials who deliberately mislead the public, writes Raymond Snoddy.
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17 Jan 2020
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