Introverts On Air

Morning all – it’s Monday 29th January 2024.

Monday: Sparring resumes in the House of Lords with the second reading of the Rwanda asylum bill

Tuesday: ASLEF train drivers begin week of strike action

IMF publishes World Economic Outlook update

Wednesday: Nicola Sturgeon appears at the UK’s pandemic inquiry

Thursday: Bank of England’s latest interest rate decision and monetary policy report

Friday  Apple Vision Pro goes on sale

Sunday: GRAMMY Awards

20 years ago: Facebook founded

“Scientists are introverts, which makes the process tougher…”

Does it though? Year Of The Expert continues with Chapter 4.

Why might introverts make better interviewees than extroverts?

Memo to the Daily Mail. Any thoughts on what could possibly be the reason the UK is currently “gripped” by a measles crisis?

And an absolute classic from earlier in the month…

“I am as disappointed as anyone else that people don’t really want to pay for content online. Not enough of them, nowhere near enough of them.”

Comments from the boss of Reach PLC, which has in the words of journalist Joshi Herrmann “spent 20 years sacking journalists, pumping out clickbait and destroying the user experience.”


The Telegraph now hopes to reshape the Tory party in its own image.”

Fascinating times for the Conservative’s de facto house journal.



“How the government captured the BBC.”

Superb deep-dive from Alan Rusbridger in Prospect


10/10 cover.


Dense fog – the worst for seven years – brought road, rail and air transport in many parts of England and Wales to a virtual standstill on this day in 1959.

Highs today of 13 degrees in Birmingham and 7 in Perth.

Just time for the obligatory dog photo and our special guest star series continues. Monday Media Briefing reader Louise was Grimble’s godmother/aunty/step-mum (or whatever it is in dogworld!) for a number of years in the 90s”.

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