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Jackie Long

Social affairs editor and presenter
Jackie Long is social affairs editor for Channel 4 News
Jackie Long is social affairs editor and presenter for Channel 4 News

Jackie Long is Channel 4 News Social affairs editor and presenter. She joined the programme in 2011, following more than two decades at the BBC. Most recently she was Correspondent at Newsnight, and she previously worked on The World at One, PM and Five Live.

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video 27 July 2014 World, Israel

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Regev: 'We don't want any civilian casualties' - video

Mark Regev, the Israeli prime minister's spokesman, says Israel does not want to see any Palestinian casualties and suggests Hamas could be responsible for civilian casualties at Beit Hanoun school.

post 18 July 2014
Assisted dying - a right or 'murder by physician'?

There has been no fury and no barracking - but in the House of Lords ferocity belies what is being said. The debate? The right to die.

video 18 July 2014 UK

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'I can't recall somebody near death saying they want to die'

Jo Fernandes is a nurse at The Hospice of St Francis in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, where she looks after terminally ill patients. She tells Channel 4 News why she doesn't support assisted dying.

video 17 July 2014 UK

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'I fought for my life, now I'm fighting for my death': video

Jo Beecham, who has terminal cancer, tells Channel 4 News why she supports assisted dying and has drugs in her fridge to help her end her life. Some viewers may find this interview distressing.

post 12 July 2014
Assisted dying - will Lord Carey's U-turn change the debate?

With the assisted dying bill due to be debated on Friday, what impact will Lord Carey's controversial intervention make?

post 11 July 2014
PIE - trying to persuade others that child abuse was acceptable

Started in the 1970s, the Paedophile Information Exchange is a window on a world 40 years ago which may hold vital clues to today's investigations.

post 07 July 2014
How we can stop children from sexually abusing other children

8,000 children under the age of 18 have been accused of sexually abusing another child over the past two years, offences including serious sexual assault and rape.

video 27 June 2014 World, United States

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Reel life for a boy on film - video

Boyhood, by the American director Richard Linklater, was made over 12 years and follows a young boy as he grows into manhood, reflecting the political and cultural changes around him.

post 26 June 2014
What do Richard Gere and Iain Duncan Smith have in common?

Writing about Universal Credit is a bit like writing about a celebrity marriage. You know it's in trouble , you just don't know how much or exactly why.

post 20 June 2014
Will the universal benefits plan have to be redrawn?

Two reports attacking major areas of the government's planned benefits reforms suggest there may come a point when the universal credit policy has to be redrawn.

post 12 June 2014
'Threatened' for publicising poverty: an uncharitable tale

Charities working with the poorest in society say government attitudes to their work are increasingly hostile.

post 11 June 2014
Disability claims backlog brings hardship and anxiety say campaigners

This piece is not news. It's not new. The Department for Work and Pensions told me. Four or five times. But I thought it was worth marking anyway.

article 23 May 2014 UK
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Thousands of children in care disappear each year

Children in care went missing on 24,000 separate occasions in two years, Channel 4 News can reveal, including babies and toddlers. Some of society's most vulnerable tell us why they disappeared.

post 15 May 2014
Doubts over disability figures

A complaint about Department for Work and Pensions claims about Disability Living Allowance is upheld by the UK Statistics Authority.

video 06 May 2014 UK

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Do non-white Britons feel more English or British? - video

Sanya-Jeet Tandi, a student and former Ukip youth party chair, says she feels Indian but can appreciate Britain's culture; while musician Awate says he sees himself as African, not British or English.

video 14 April 2014 World

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New GPs' pilot means 'smarter working' - video

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt tells Jackie Long today's announcement of a pilot scheme involving extended hours at 1,000 doctors' practices in England will mean doctors working "in a smarter way".

post 10 April 2014
Suicide of sexual abuse victim was preventable

Let down by the mental health authorities.

post 04 April 2014
The unexpected costs of the 'welfare revolution'

If the government's "welfare revolution" is to work , then it has to work in places like Torfaen, a south Wales community where direct payments are being trialled.

post 01 April 2014
Families hit hard by scrapping of council tax benefits

If you're one of the 2.34 million low-income families who used to get council tax benefit, you'll be paying on average 149 more in council tax this year than just over a year ago.