Tag Archives: media

New Internationalist, a metric role model for the British media

Back after our summer break, Metric Views is happy to publicize a periodical that might have escaped our readers’ attention in recent years. Ronnie Cohen explains. Likes(7)Dislikes(3)

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Metric euromyths peddled by British national newspapers

Ronnie Cohen takes a look at eight myths involving the EU and the metric system. Likes(11)Dislikes(9)

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Measurement units – a daily dilemma for the media

We take a look at a uniquely British problem faced by our media and in particular the BBC, namely which system of measurement units to use. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

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Metric usage by the media in Commonwealth countries

John Frewen-Lord contrasts media attitudes towards the metric changeover in Canada and Australia with those in the UK. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

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