The Guardian’s Nick Davies was courageous and correct to expose the practice – but he has crossed the line from reporter to campaigner.
The author and screenwriter Peter Jukes reviews two new exposés on the News of the World scandal.
It’s the logical outcome of countless messages regarding what a woman is supposed to be: beautiful, available, smiling, bending to the will of men and existing only to reflect men’s glory.
What means, legal or illegal, are justified by what ends? And how has the law treated the British journalist over the years?
A child with a peculiarly-shaped mark on his body has been given national exposure by the Sun.
Peter Jukes watched the former tabloid editor’s extraordinary composure in court on every day of the hacking trial. Her story tells you everything you need to know about the way power works.
Former No 10 communications director and News of the World editor is sentenced.
Now that Benedict Brogan has departed the Telegraph, Tim Wigmore – who used to help write his Morning Briefing email – remembers how it used to come together.
Peter Wilby’s First Thoughts column.
The Sun columnist says football players shirking international duty should have to call the parents of someone killed in Afghanistan and explain themselves. What?
A tiny online minority has a disproportionately loud voice. It is important to remember the weak correlation between the things we know some readers think and what readers, in totality, really think.
Peter Wilby’s First Thoughts column.
Josie Cunningham became famous for revealing she had her breasts enlarged on the NHS. Now she says she wants an abortion to go on Big Brother. In her determination to incite outrage, Cunningham is basically Abu Hamza with a double-D cup. Why do it?
Made editor of the Telegraph in 2009.
Now that we have infinite space on the internet and huge volumes of data about what people read, is there a role for the powerful individual who shapes a publication according to personal taste?
Ditch the tablet and rediscover a love for print.
Offers "sincere and unconditional hypocrisy".
BBC's Newsnight relied on two British experts to help explain this week's momentous discovery of primordial gravitational waves – but the Mail thinks they could only have been chosen for “diversity” reasons.
Sue Douglas’s Diary.
Four papers carried photos of the star at the moment he was told of his girlfriend's death. The chilling, censoring effect of the Leveson Inquiry that everyone was so worried about seems not to have kicked in yet. . .
Peter Wilby’s First Thoughts.
The Sun's Page 3 is a malignant growth of sexism on our press, and trying to use it to raise awareness of breast cancer only perpetuates the kind of single-organ fetishism that makes it all the harder for women with the disease.
Once new media themselves, newspapers have gone on to outlast cinema and television – but for how long?
The only thing worse than a union boss on a luxury holiday is a union boss getting a discount on his luxury holiday thanks to a voucher offer.
The old yardsticks of success no longer apply in a digital age: profitability, circulation, scoops. And with the Guardian's sale of its stake in Auto Trader, the newspaper world is taking huge risks.
Chris Evans will become acting editor for the weekday paper. Is a total restructure in the offing?
He's the most successful and most feared newspaperman of his generation. But after a bad year in which he was forced to defend his methods, how much longer can Dacre survive as editor-in-chief of the Daily Mail?
Press Freedom, Leveson, GCHQ and the Mad Hatter's Tea Party.
Reporters across the UK are constantly fighting against overbearing clubs and their petty behaviour. As freedom of the press is examined in other spheres, we should remember the sports writers who are trying to balance the need to maintain access with the
One title, renowned for its prurient interests, seems to have strangely missed the story.