By Sarah Ditum - 04 March 14:29
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.
By Peter Wilby - 12 February 9:26
Once new media themselves, newspapers have gone on to outlast cinema and television – but for how long?
By Media Mole - 04 February 15:02
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.
By Peter Wilby - 22 January 11:04
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.
By Media Mole - 21 January 12:42
Chris Evans will become acting editor for the weekday paper. Is a total restructure in the offing?
By Peter Wilby - 02 January 10:30
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 <em>Daily Mail</em>?
By Martin Moore - 25 November 14:07
Press Freedom, Leveson, GCHQ and the Mad Hatter's Tea Party.
By Martin Cloake - 01 November 14:38
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
By Media Mole - 01 November 10:00
One title, renowned for its prurient interests, seems to have strangely missed the story.
By Peter Wilby - 24 October 14:47
Even the editor of the Mail seems less than confident about 'the man who hated Britain' now. Meanwhile, the Guardian featured "the world's leading editors" in a piece that failed to include a single journalist employed by Rupert Murdoch.
By Peter Wilby - 10 October 15:14
The Mail gave Ed Miliband an opportunity to show that, far from being a calculating figure who knifed his brother, he is motivated by a profound love of “my Dad”.
By New Statesman - 09 October 16:11
The underlying principles of this fight have too often been forgotten in a round of score-settling and protection of vested interests.
By David Banks - 09 October 9:34
The cross-party plan for press regulation is unlikely to work, nor should we let it. Anyway, those proposing greater regulation of the press overestimate its influence and underestimate the good sense of their readers.
By Laurie Penny - 07 October 14:22
The paper's frontpage claim that "1,200 killed by mental patients" is misleading - and it exposes exactly the kind of prejudice that implies people with mental health problems are violent, unstable monsters.
By Sunder Katwala - 05 October 16:35
Whatever its faults, the paper was responsible for the best, most courageous and most impactful newspaper front page of my lifetime - on Stephen Lawrence.
By Peter Wilby - 03 October 15:37
Tory tensions, "cowardly" killers, and Cameron's bunny ears.
By Emma Burnell - 01 October 9:40
Ed Miliband is challenging the way we do politics, and quite right too. When will other politicians step up and join him?
By Media Mole - 30 September 10:42
The Labour leader expresses his anger at the paper's "denigration" of his father's life and work.
By Robert Hutton - 26 September 11:14
As George Orwell knew, the words we use shape the way we think. Perhaps all reporters should take a compilation of 'journalese' words more seriously.
By Jonn Elledge - 24 September 11:49
If the Potter series author owned her own news outlet, she could change the mood music of British politics.
By Media Mole - 18 September 12:28
The <em>Sunday Telegraph</em>'s Political Editor Patrick Hennessy is to join Ed Miliband's team as Deputy Director of Communications.
By Media Mole - 12 September 13:14
Does the Telegraph's new section A) aim to expand the boundaries of masculinity, or B) feature the same group of blokes whining about the same old rubbish?
By Juliet Jacques - 05 September 12:40
It's been a fraught year for relations between trans people and the British press, from Richard Littlejohn singling out transsexual teacher Lucy Meadows, to the reaction to Chelsea Manning's announcement.
By Media Mole - 04 September 17:07
Sometimes it's really important to check for typos.
By Media Mole - 02 September 8:48
The paper's annual media power ranking puts "you" at the top of the list. Sound familiar?
By Media Mole - 29 August 9:11
...a Government source quoted in today's <em>Times</em>.
By Media Mole - 28 August 10:45
Samantha Brick and Shona Sibary show us how it's done.
By Peter Wilby - 28 August 6:10
Peter Wilby's "First Thoughts" column.
By Chitra Nagarajan - 15 August 14:07
An immigrant can no more be "illegal" than a teacher or a politician. To pretend otherwise dehumanises them, writes Chitra Nagarajan.
By Peter Wilby - 15 August 10:20
Peter Wilby's "First Thoughts" column.