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“A Little More Conversation, A Little Less Action”

“A Little More Conversation, A Little Less Action”

By Daniel Kershen, CEDR Foundation Project Coordinator Whether its nursing a tall Pepsi Cola in a shady bar in the backstreets of Memphis, eating what looks distinctly like a fried peanut butter and banana sandwich in a cafe off the High Street or sifting through the various badges and pins in the local bric-a-brack store, […]

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Rights, Responsibilities and Mandatory Mediation

Rights, Responsibilities and Mandatory Mediation

By Daniel Kershen, CEDR Foundation Project Coordinator In the aftermath of the London riots this month, several political discussions centred around the development of a culture in the UK driven by rights but with very little recognition of responsibilities.  Whether this is the case, there remains some uncertainty over what our human rights are, how […]

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Why there should be more mediation in the NoW scandal

Why there should be more mediation in the NoW scandal

By Eileen Carroll, Deputy Chief Executive, CEDR and Mediator At the outset of the on-going story into phone hacking at the News of the World no-one could have predicted exactly how whole institutions; the government, the police and the media, would have become embroiled. The reverberations of this affairs are certainly being felt within the […]

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How should press complaints be mediated?

How should press complaints be mediated?

by Andy Rogers, Associate Director and Mediator, CEDR In the wake of the News of The World ‘phone hacking’ scandal at the end of last week and in defence of itself in the face of criticism from political leaders in Westminster, the UK’s Press Complaints Commission (PCC) cited the fact that it had successfully mediated […]

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The legacy of Columbo for Mediators

The legacy of Columbo for Mediators

Graham Massie, CEDR Director of Consultancy, commenting on the recent passing of the actor Peter Falk, who played the popular TV Detective, Columbo. So farewell Peter Falk, and thank you. For demonstrating that a sharp mind doesn’t need a sharp suit – sometimes a trusted raincoat will do. For revealing the power of the friendly […]

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