The lead package on Channel 4 News tonight was exquisite. It started with a coruscating tease (the hospice for sick children that has lost a fortune in an Icelandic bank) and moved on through sharp writing, succulent graphics and lancing interviews.
A survey conducted by Journalism students at the Medway Campus yesterday shows that more than half of the students interviewed are worried about their financial situation.
Almost half of students surveyed thought the University's nightlife was bad, but that didn't stop three first-year students from being arrested outside the Medway campus on Monday night - for charging into bollards.
Amid collapsing banks, yo-yoing share prices and widespread insecurity it is natural to look for a culprit. The difficult bit is choosing the villain. Did the banks - particularly the de-mutualised building societies - completely lose touch with reality in their hunger to expand market share? Should their senior executives shoulder all the blame, or is there such a thing as political responsibility?