27 March 2008

Little Atoms with Rosie Waterhouse

On this week's Little Atoms Padraig Reidy and Neil Denny are Joined by Rosie Waterhouse.

Rosie Waterhouse is a lecturer in the Department of Journalism and Publishing at City University and a freelance journalist with extensive experience as an investigative reporter, having worked on the staff of five national newspapers and as a TV reporter. She has twice been a member of the Sunday Times Insight team and worked for the Independent and Independent on Sunday, where she was investigations editor, and for BBC Newsnight, where she contributed to a BAFTA for a film revealing how BSE had spread through the animal feed chain.

Her investigations have included: revealing the existence of the River Companies, a secret network of companies run by the Conservative Party to launder political donations from companies; babies for sale; MPs for hire. After investigating the origins and spread of allegations of Satanic ritual child abuse she was the first British journalist to reveal it was a myth.

As a freelance, Rosie has contributed articles to The Guardian's G2 section, the New Statesman, the Daily Mail, the Mail on Sunday, the Times Educational Supplement, GQ, The Oldie and the Joseph Rowntree Foundation's Search magazine. She has most recently contributed a series of articles in Private Eye on the Satanic Panic. Her television contributions include working as consultant on a BBC Newsnight film on the recent Satanic child abuse panic on the Isle of Lewis, and as research consultant on a BBC Real Story documentary on the Rochdale Satanic abuse controversy.

The usual time and place, Resonance 104.4FM Friday 28th March at 19.00.

20 March 2008

Easter Break

There will be no new Little Atoms this week, as Resonance is taking an Easter break.

Last weeks show with Marcus du Sautoy is now available to download here.

13 March 2008

Little Atoms with Marcus du Sautoy

A very welcome return to Little Atoms for Professor Marcus du Sautoy. Marcus is a professor of Mathematics at Oxford, a fellow of Wadham College and a research fellow at the Royal Society. He has been named by the Independent on Sunday as one of the UK's leading scientists, and has written extensively for the Guardian, The Times and the Daily Telegraph, and has appeared on Radio 4 on numerous occasions. Marcus is the author of The Music of the Primes: Why an Unsolved Problem in Mathematics Matters and has presented Mind Games, and The Music of The Primes for BBC Television. He was the Royal Institution Christmas Lecturer in 2006, which was broadcast on Channel 5, and is currently filming The Story of Maths for the BBC. His latest book is Finding Moonshine: A Mathematician's Journey Through Symmetry.

With Neil Denny and Richard Sanderson.

Resonance 104.4FM Friday 14th March 19.00

07 March 2008

Little Atoms with Philip Spencer and Dave Rich

Tonight's show features a pre-recorded interview in which Neil Denny talks to Philip Spencer and Dave Rich about Holocaust denial.

Philip Spencer
is Associate Dean at the Faculty of Arts and Social
Sciences at Kingston University. He has published works on Victor Serge,
Rosa Luxemburg, The Holocaust and Nationalism. He is an advisory editor
of Engage Online.

Dave Rich is Deputy Director of Communications at The Community Security
, which provides security and defence services to the UK Jewish
community, and advises Government and the police on Anti-Semitism and