Scotland staring into the abyss

September 9, 2014

Scottish Referendum

Scotland may be sleep-walking into separation and the blame-game has already started. As a disenfranchised Edinburgh-born, but now living-in-England Scot, I feel sadness, anger, impotence, incredulity and despair about the prospect of Scotland leaving the United Kingdom. I’m sure there are many others in similar circumstances who feel the same. But where’s it gone wrong […]

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How ReadDillon helped the BBC do justice to Mandela’s funeral

January 21, 2014

Death has its challenges, but planning for the BBC global broadcast of the funeral of Nelson Mandela had more than most. Having served as special adviser to the BBC since the time of the first democratic elections and inauguration of President Mandela in 1994, my consultancy was to provide background research, secure VIP guests and […]

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ReadDillon advises the BBC in covering the ‘Nelson Mandela has died’ story

December 18, 2013

BBC coverage of the death of Nelson Mandela

Founder-Director of ReadDillon in South Africa, Tim Hughes, was honoured to be the special advisor to the BBC’s Nelson Mandela memorial broadcasts from South Africa. Continuing a long relationship dating back to South Africa’s first democratic elections in 1994, Tim’s role as advisor to the BBC included background research to the memorial events, political analysis and […]

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ReadDillon are double winners at the tv/e Global Sustainability Film Awards

October 11, 2013

At a glittering ceremony held in London on October 10th, ReadDillon celebrated a brace of awards at the 2013 tv/e Global Sustainability Film Awards. Their film for the incredible healthcare work undertaken by their client the Lake Tanganyika Floating Health Clinic won both the Best Overall Film and the Community Investment Category. The tv/e Global […]

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