Top 5 news review

A week of stats

November 29, 2012 | Russell PowellIt's been a week of statistics or figure-related stories in the news.

The ABC of media

November 16, 2012 | Russell PowellJustin Welby will be the new Archbishop of Canterbury. Hopefully, he'll be better with the media than his predecessor.

Getting gold from ghouls

November 2, 2012 | Russell PowellHard hit retailers tried their utmost this week to talk up Halloween.

Emptying the churches

October 26, 2012 | Russell PowellTwo venerable church centres, one a parish and one a diocese, are being targeted by theological revisionists.

Fast and furious top five

September 21, 2012 | Russell PowellThe breaking news came so thick and fast this week, it is hard to pick the top five stories.

Expect the unexpected

August 31, 2012 | Russell PowellThis week's blog is not what many people might think I would write about.

A media via media

August 24, 2012 | Russell PowellDiscussion about the poor quality of much of the media lurches from no regulation to over-regulation. Is there another way?

Elvis and the two posts

August 17, 2012 | Russell PowellThe ultimate mixed bag of media stories this week and although the King is no longer in the building, he left his Bible behind.

The faith of Presidents

August 3, 2012 | Russell PowellThe faith of the President and the man who was once called preacher to the presidents are in the top 5 breaking news stories this week.

Blair does do God now

July 27, 2012 | Russell PowellTony Blair has been speaking out this week on the subject he was most reticent about while in office.

Nigerian churches still reeling

July 20, 2012 | Russell PowellNews of another massacre in Nigeria is the worst story of the week.

Church and Beer - so what?

July 13, 2012 | Russell PowellLet's start the week's news round up with the weird - a study in the US shows people tweet more about church than beer...

Gideons go electronic?

July 6, 2012 | Russell PowellHotel bibles switching from paper to Kindle is one of the top stories in our breaking news roundup this week.

Five census facts they didn’t tell you

June 29, 2012 | Russell PowellThis week the census story many journos have been itching to write...

Committee findings a ‘nose of wax’

June 22, 2012 | Russell PowellThis phrase is one of my favourites and it seems so apt for the goings on in Canberra this week.