Inside Stories

Steve Hewlett looks at the progress of different news stories, talking to journalists and editors about the decisions and choices they made.

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20080929

Investigative series that looks at the progress of different news stories, talking to journalists and editors about the decisions and choices they made.

In this programme Steve Hewlett focuses on the reporting of knife crime.

Since the murder of Stephen Lawrence in 1993, coverage of and concern about knife crime has been growing.

But is knife crime really on the rise or is it the reporting of the issue that has changed?

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Investigative series that looks at the progress of different news stories, talking to journalists and editors about the decisions and choices they made.

Steve Hewlett and a panel of journalists and editors analyse the coverage of Princes William and Harry, with particular focus on the news blackout around Prince Harry's service in Afghanistan.

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Steve studies the reporting of the disappearance of Madeleine McCann and is joined by a panel to discuss the editorial and ethical issues arising from the coverage.

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Steve focuses on sports reporting and the coverage of Sven-Goran Eriksson's career managing football teams in England.

Contributors include the Daily Telegraph's Henry Winter and the Mail's Jeff Powell.

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Steve recalls the decision to award a supercasino to Manchester.

He is joined by journalists from the Mail, Observer and Blackpool Gazette to debate the twists and turns in the story and the way the media covered it.

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The shooting of Jean Charles de Menezes at Stockwell Station was a tragic tale which took many twists and turns as it unfolded.

With Anne Mcelvoy of the Evening Standard, Mark Townsend of the Observer, Jeff Edwards of the Mirror and Dick Fedorcio from the Metropolitan Police.

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He talks to scientists and journalists about the reporting of bird flu and its potential as a public health hazard.