Articles by Tristan Stewart-Robertson
Jan 24, 2013
Dear politicians, make the Justice Verma report an election issuePoliticians can argue after other issues, but on violence against women, they must act as one.
Jan 17, 2013
Obama's gun-control plans — a list so simple, it's stupidLooking in to America from the outside, it's clear that Obama isn't going to take all guns from gun-loving Americans. There's no chance of that ever happening.
Jan 07, 2013
Everyone deserves a lawyer - even those accused in Delhi gangrape caseWith the legal case now being made, gradually, against the Delhi rape suspects, it is vital the justice system and society as a whole do whatever necessary to ensure fair trials.
Dec 29, 2012
Imagining a better 2013 for women the world overEven if there were more convictions in rape cases, it would be unlikely to prevent the crimes - we need to change minds and the choices they make.
Dec 23, 2012
The world ended on Friday after all - thanks to NRADebate is for later. The NRA wants guns in schools NOW.
Dec 15, 2012
Gun control: America must act after Connecticut school shootingOne child dying is too many, and 20 is surely reason enough to take baby steps forward, even if we don't yet know the end result.
Dec 13, 2012
Royal hoax: Why can't UK media let Jacintha rest in peace?The story of the nurse who died after being a victim of the prank call from two Australian DJs is now almost a week old, but the media won't let it die. . .or more accurately, won't let the nurse rest in peace.
Dec 10, 2012
Jacintha Saldanha death and Twitter's huge leap of logicIt's the Twitter and social media reaction that's scary. Because the nurse and mum of two was one of the two "victims" of the prank call, the bile thrown at the radio DJs was aggressive and some even implied they should kill themselves.
Nov 30, 2012
Leveson report: Outdated, short-sighted, dangerousAlmost all the bad practices put on display during the Leveson inquiry are already illegal. Regulating the press inherently means providing an additional deterrent to choice, and a prior restraint on publication.
Nov 28, 2012
Should media regulations also include social media?You can be a reporter just with Twitter now, so what do you do with journalists who are not part of newspapers? Are they beyond new regulations? Are the websites belonging to newspapers held to the same standard of reporting?