Peter Wilby tells it like it is.
We are all financial journalists now, it seems, and the Treasury Select Committee has been grilling financial jounros about their role in the slide into recession. First journalists were accused of not predicting the recession (in fact, several had done so several years ago, and were roundly ignored). Then they were accused of frightening the punters into taking their money out of Northern Rock. Current Media Guardian columnist and former Independent on Sunday and New Statesman editor Peter Wilby spoke at a recent meeting on the role of financial journalists in time of crisis. Read my report on this here.