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.
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.
23 Oct 2019
Sky's decision to launch a news channel that ignores the biggest story in UK politics might sound appealing to many, but is wrong in principle and wrong in practice, writes Raymond Snoddy.
16 Oct 2019
The latest financial figures from the Daily Telegraph provide a decent snapshot of the latest state of play in a difficult art – with good news and bad, writes Raymond Snoddy.
With DMGT the current frontrunner to buy the i, Raymond Snoddy wonders what impact adding a non-partisan newsbrand could have on its existing titles.
02 Oct 2019
As the Duchess of Sussex sues the Mail on Sunday and Prince Harry launches an 'extraordinary' attack on the tabloid press, Raymond Snoddy asks if any of it is really justified.
Thanks to a claim in Cameron's memoirs, we now understand how the Government could have backed a most wretched policy on press freedom.
18 Sep 2019
Lord Hall's leaked speech is a long overdue fight-back, but will there really be such a resurgence for the BBC given the intensifying international competition it is about to face? By Ray Snoddy
The UK publishing industry operates a dual system that measures both audience reach and sales - is it time for a change? By Raymond Snoddy.
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