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Mal Fletcher

2030Plus is a London-based futures forum on social change and leadership innovation, helping business, communities and individuals to deal proactively with future change. Chairman: Mal Fletcher, futurist, keynote speaker, social commentator & broadcaster.

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BBC Bashir Saga Feeds Trust Deficit

BBC Bashir Saga Feeds Trust Deficit If public trust is a currency, the BBC will be dipping into its savings for some time to come. In an age of increasing media diversification (aka splintering), the BBC is still one of the world’s leading news organisations. Its commitment to placing news gatherers in all the right places and attempting to provide a balance of views - internationally if not domestically - is highly regarded. The controversy surrounding former BBC journalist Martin Bashir, however, creates a new set of problems that will damage public trust - and not only trust in the BBC.  This comes at a time when widely trusted broadcasters are scarce on the ground. Some earlier contenders have dropped away, having fallen under the spell of ultra-left or -right ideologies and lost their sense of the middle ground. When Martin Bashir&rs... click here to read the full editorial
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Prince Philip - A Legacy of Curiosity

Prince Philip - A Legacy of Curiosity “The goal,” wrote celebrated author Chuck Palahnuik, “is not to live forever, but to create something that will.” That should certainly be the aspiration of anyone who is charged with a leadership role. This week much has been said and written in the world’s press and media about Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh. Some will argue that the coverage has been overblown.  I disagree, though I think there’s one aspect of his life that has not been given the coverage it deserves. That is the Prince’s contribution to our understanding of leadership. We have heard much, for a long time, about his support for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, in both her personal and public life. The Prince deserves much credit for helping hold... click here to read the full editorial
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