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.
Art education is marginalised in classrooms and under systemic assault.
They live out their lives online: if you haven’t photographed it and didn’t Snapchat it, it didn’t really happen. But all this is happening with no navigation and precious little protection, according to the Children’s Commissioner for England, who says the internet just isn’t designed for children even though they use it all the time.
The African pop star, Dencia, ignited a row over skin lightening products when she launched her new skin care line, Whitenicious, three years ago.
The wait for a more permanent home was a situation faced by the family of film maker Daisy May Hudson. After being evicted, she, her mother and younger sister spent a year in hostels before being rehoused.
Award- winning British Paralymic athelete, Anne Wafula Strike has criticised CrossCountry train services. She says the company left her ‘profoundly humiliated’ by failing to provide a working disabled toilet on its service.
Joining me now from Istanbul is Yunus Paksoy, Chief Reporter for the Daily Sabah, a conservative newspaper in Turkey.
Libraries, he wrote, will soon become redundant: overtaken by the rapid march of technology. But the writer Will Self is now creating his own literary legacy, to be preserved in the British Library, for all posterity.
Interviews with authors Will Self and Paris Lees on literacy legacies.
To Cuba now, where the funeral cortege carrying the ashes of the island’s former president, Fidel Castro, has set off on a four-day journey from Havana to the south-eastern city of Santiago, where he proclaimed the success of his revolution in 1959 and where his funeral will take place on Sunday.
Thousands of Cubans are gathering in central Havana for a two-day ceremony to commemorate Fidel Castro before his remains are carried across the country to Santiago, where the revolution was born.
Cubans living in exile in Miami have been celebrating Castro’s death. Hundreds of thousands of Cubans fled his regime, many to America. Jackie Long is there.
Jackie Long has been out in Washington DC testing voters with some of the fake news stories that were circulating during the US election campaign, and finding out what impact they had.
He’ll pull the plug on an international trade deal, kill off energy regulations, and keep upbraiding the media. This is Trump’s America, and it will start, he says, from the day he takes office.
The US President-elect Donald Trump is holding another day of marathon talks with people who could become part of his new administration, but he’s also found time for some business meetings too.
Described by one Jazz magazine as the form’s new “style God”, Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah is celebrated for his innovative playing style. But the trumpeter also uses his music to speak out on the politics and social problems of his native America – which has gone down less well with some.