futurejournalismproject:

Staring at Screens
katiecouric:

Glass: How much time the world spends staring at screens

FJP — And via Quartz, with some context.

As we’ve argued, media are best understood as a competition for attention on glass-panelled devices connected to the internet. Phones, tablets, PCs, television sets—it’s all just glass. But, of course, it does matter what kinds of glass are attracting more attention.

Having said that, let’s not forget that in the majority of the world it’s radio, not glass, that remains king.
futurejournalismproject:

Staring at Screens
katiecouric:

Glass: How much time the world spends staring at screens

FJP — And via Quartz, with some context.

As we’ve argued, media are best understood as a competition for attention on glass-panelled devices connected to the internet. Phones, tablets, PCs, television sets—it’s all just glass. But, of course, it does matter what kinds of glass are attracting more attention.

Having said that, let’s not forget that in the majority of the world it’s radio, not glass, that remains king.

futurejournalismproject:

Staring at Screens

katiecouric:

Glass: How much time the world spends staring at screens

FJP — And via Quartz, with some context.

As we’ve argued, media are best understood as a competition for attention on glass-panelled devices connected to the internet. Phones, tablets, PCs, television sets—it’s all just glass. But, of course, it does matter what kinds of glass are attracting more attention.

Having said that, let’s not forget that in the majority of the world it’s radio, not glass, that remains king.


Clement Attlee was leader of the Labour Party from 1935 to 1955, and served as Britain’s Prime Minister from 1945 to 1951. As Prime Minister, Attlee oversaw the rebuilding of post-war Britain, and the birth of the nation’s Welfare State. More than one survey of academics has voted Attlee the most successful British Prime Minister of all time. His major acts include: National Health Service Act 1946, National Insurance Act 1946, Coal Industry Nationalisation Act 1946, Electricity Act 1947, Transport Act 1947, Town and Country Planning Act 1947, Children Act 1948, Nurseries and Child-Minders Regulation Act 1948, National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949.

Clement Attlee was leader of the Labour Party from 1935 to 1955, and served as Britain’s Prime Minister from 1945 to 1951. As Prime Minister, Attlee oversaw the rebuilding of post-war Britain, and the birth of the nation’s Welfare State. More than one survey of academics has voted Attlee the most successful British Prime Minister of all time. His major acts include: National Health Service Act 1946, National Insurance Act 1946, Coal Industry Nationalisation Act 1946, Electricity Act 1947, Transport Act 1947, Town and Country Planning Act 1947, Children Act 1948, Nurseries and Child-Minders Regulation Act 1948, National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949.

Clement Attlee was leader of the Labour Party from 1935 to 1955, and served as Britain’s Prime Minister from 1945 to 1951. As Prime Minister, Attlee oversaw the rebuilding of post-war Britain, and the birth of the nation’s Welfare State. More than one survey of academics has voted Attlee the most successful British Prime Minister of all time. His major acts include: National Health Service Act 1946, National Insurance Act 1946, Coal Industry Nationalisation Act 1946, Electricity Act 1947, Transport Act 1947, Town and Country Planning Act 1947, Children Act 1948, Nurseries and Child-Minders Regulation Act 1948, National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949.

Clement Attlee was leader of the Labour Party from 1935 to 1955, and served as Britain’s Prime Minister from 1945 to 1951. As Prime Minister, Attlee oversaw the rebuilding of post-war Britain, and the birth of the nation’s Welfare State. More than one survey of academics has voted Attlee the most successful British Prime Minister of all time. His major acts include: National Health Service Act 1946, National Insurance Act 1946, Coal Industry Nationalisation Act 1946, Electricity Act 1947, Transport Act 1947, Town and Country Planning Act 1947, Children Act 1948, Nurseries and Child-Minders Regulation Act 1948, National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949.

Clement Attlee was leader of the Labour Party from 1935 to 1955, and served as Britain’s Prime Minister from 1945 to 1951. As Prime Minister, Attlee oversaw the rebuilding of post-war Britain, and the birth of the nation’s Welfare State. More than one survey of academics has voted Attlee the most successful British Prime Minister of all time. His major acts include: National Health Service Act 1946, National Insurance Act 1946, Coal Industry Nationalisation Act 1946, Electricity Act 1947, Transport Act 1947, Town and Country Planning Act 1947, Children Act 1948, Nurseries and Child-Minders Regulation Act 1948, National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949.

Clement Attlee was leader of the Labour Party from 1935 to 1955, and served as Britain’s Prime Minister from 1945 to 1951. As Prime Minister, Attlee oversaw the rebuilding of post-war Britain, and the birth of the nation’s Welfare State. More than one survey of academics has voted Attlee the most successful British Prime Minister of all time. His major acts include: National Health Service Act 1946, National Insurance Act 1946, Coal Industry Nationalisation Act 1946, Electricity Act 1947, Transport Act 1947, Town and Country Planning Act 1947, Children Act 1948, Nurseries and Child-Minders Regulation Act 1948, National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949.

Clement Attlee was leader of the Labour Party from 1935 to 1955, and served as Britain’s Prime Minister from 1945 to 1951. As Prime Minister, Attlee oversaw the rebuilding of post-war Britain, and the birth of the nation’s Welfare State. More than one survey of academics has voted Attlee the most successful British Prime Minister of all time. His major acts include: National Health Service Act 1946, National Insurance Act 1946, Coal Industry Nationalisation Act 1946, Electricity Act 1947, Transport Act 1947, Town and Country Planning Act 1947, Children Act 1948, Nurseries and Child-Minders Regulation Act 1948, National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949.

Clement Attlee was leader of the Labour Party from 1935 to 1955, and served as Britain’s Prime Minister from 1945 to 1951. As Prime Minister, Attlee oversaw the rebuilding of post-war Britain, and the birth of the nation’s Welfare State. More than one survey of academics has voted Attlee the most successful British Prime Minister of all time. His major acts include: National Health Service Act 1946, National Insurance Act 1946, Coal Industry Nationalisation Act 1946, Electricity Act 1947, Transport Act 1947, Town and Country Planning Act 1947, Children Act 1948, Nurseries and Child-Minders Regulation Act 1948, National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949.

Clement Attlee was leader of the Labour Party from 1935 to 1955, and served as Britain’s Prime Minister from 1945 to 1951. As Prime Minister, Attlee oversaw the rebuilding of post-war Britain, and the birth of the nation’s Welfare State. More than one survey of academics has voted Attlee the most successful British Prime Minister of all time. His major acts include: National Health Service Act 1946, National Insurance Act 1946, Coal Industry Nationalisation Act 1946, Electricity Act 1947, Transport Act 1947, Town and Country Planning Act 1947, Children Act 1948, Nurseries and Child-Minders Regulation Act 1948, National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949.

Clement Attlee was leader of the Labour Party from 1935 to 1955, and served as Britain’s Prime Minister from 1945 to 1951. As Prime Minister, Attlee oversaw the rebuilding of post-war Britain, and the birth of the nation’s Welfare State. More than one survey of academics has voted Attlee the most successful British Prime Minister of all time.

His major acts include: National Health Service Act 1946, National Insurance Act 1946, Coal Industry Nationalisation Act 1946, Electricity Act 1947, Transport Act 1947, Town and Country Planning Act 1947, Children Act 1948, Nurseries and Child-Minders Regulation Act 1948, National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949.

A good care system requires due diligence and accountability

The plight of Southern Cross Healthcare last year was the latest manifestation of a social care system that is unravelling at precisely the wrong time. Kay Adjie takes a forensic look at the state of the care industry in the UK.

The plight of Southern Cross Healthcare last year was the latest manifestation of a social care system that is unravelling at precisely the wrong time. The trajectory of social care provision in England has trended towards a settlement where the state is now the purchaser of services rather than the provider. What should concern all of us, is who our primary care trusts, our local authorities and other statutory bodies are prepared to contract business with in order to deliver care services.

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