Facts, Opinion, and Debate, Not ‘Alternative Facts’.
Ipswich Unemployed Action’s policy on news is simple.
We are first and foremost the creation of our contributors, those who post in the Comments, and who provide us with the leads to follow up on the things that matter to the unemployed, and those on benefits.
So, for example, there is an important discussion on the use of personal data for Universal Credit, and the potential for Job Coaches (does anybody seriously use this term any more, it’s beginning to sound like a Butlin’s Redcoat…) to put pressure on claimants, to misuse their power, and, at worst, bully people.
There is also debate about the “My Values” questionnaire, and other issues of private information.
When we come to hard facts we rely on our contributors to get to what we can be sure of. Our stories often begin with people writing things…
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