Dominic Mohan is replaced as Sun editor by David Dinsmore
By Press Gazette - 21 June 16:26

Mohan will take up a role advising News Corp chief executive Robert Thomson as the paper's former Scottish editor takes the helm.

Are there ethical lapses in the Times' story on William's "Indian ancestry"?
By Alex Hern - 14 June 11:02

Turning a front page story into an advert for Times+ is concerning.

New Statesman
The irony of the press criticising Michael Gove's dodgy surveys
By Michael Marshall - 14 May 12:28

Most PR-commissioned surveys are bunk – but it's not just Michael Gove who cites them.

Australian Daily Telegraph.
Hold the front page! We need free media not an Order of Mates
By John Pilger - 08 May 12:17

In Australia, hard-won rights are being buried beneath corporate might.

Giving space to Andrew Wakefield on MMR isn't balance, it's lunacy
By Martin Robbins - 13 April 15:52

The Independent should not have run the discredited doctor's claims on its front page today, says Martin Robbins.

Former Sun editor Kelvin Mackenzie leaves the High Court after giving evidence.
WORLD EXCLUSIVE: Melanie Philips stole my Muslim transsexual baby, forcing me to eat my cat, which gave me cancer
By Alex Andreou - 29 March 15:56

The claim that the public benefits from a "raucous press" is almost entirely fictional. In the meantime, the likes of Lucy Meadows are trampled on.

New Statesman
Telegraph extends paywall to UK readers
By Caroline Crampton - 26 March 17:30

You'll get 20 free articles from telegraph.co.uk a month, and then you'll have to pay.

Leader: Press reform is too important to be cooked up in a late-night deal
By New Statesman - 21 March 0:09

The New Statesman does not see its interests served by regulation designed to suit politicians.

The press is throwing a toddler's tantrum over Leveson
By Alex Andreou - 15 March 15:10

Much of the press seems to be belly-down on the supermarket floor, punching the linoleum, kicking out and screaming WAAH WAAH BUT I DON’T WANT TO BE REGULATED. Here are ten truths the media needs to hear.

Leveson is dead - business as usual will continue
By Steven Baxter - 14 March 12:55

There will be a "tougher" press regulator, we are told. But what of all the hours of testimony and hard-fought recommendations in the Leveson report? Were they all for nothing?

New Statesman
So… Why does the Daily Express hate the EU?
By Scott Bryan - 13 March 9:05

The <em>Daily Express</em> doesn’t like The EU.

The Queen "fights for gay rights" . . . oh really?
By Helen Lewis - 10 March 12:29

Interrogating the Mail on Sunday's tissue-thin front-page story.

New Statesman
The Indie’s woes, the end of Sunday papers and what happened to me last week
By Peter Wilby - 28 February 7:03

Peter Wilby's "First Thoughts" column.

New Statesman
Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Alex Hern - 23 February 9:33

The must-read comment and analysis from today's papers.

Leveson: The latest press disinformation campaign
By Brian Cathcart - 22 February 13:43

The noise about supposed Leveson "outrages" is getting worse, says Brian Cathcart.

Hilary Mantel, photographed for the New Statesman by Leonie Hampton in 2012.
Hilary Mantel and the duchess’s new clothes
By Caroline Crampton - 22 February 7:25

I was present for the author's so-called "attack" on the Duchess of Cambridge. It was nothing of the sort.

Where are the pictures of Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, pregnant in a bikini?
By Alex Hern - 13 February 9:45

Italian magazine Chi — owned by Silvio Berlusconi — has published the unauthorised pictures of the Duchess.

The perils of intervention, new prospects Down Under and snow in Essex
By Peter Wilby - 24 January 5:34

Peter Wilby's "First Thoughts" column.

Members of the Muslim community shopping in Whitechapel in London.
Knee-jerk Islamophobia: why Trevor Kavanagh is wrong about British Muslims
By Rob Ford - 21 January 12:53

This kind of evidence-free, stereotype-laden assault on the British Muslim community has got to stop, says Rob Ford.

New Statesman
Daily Express redirects searches to owner's lottery
By Alex Hern - 17 January 12:07

Heavy cross-promotion.

The website for MissTravel.com.
Why is the Daily Mail promoting a site that appears to be little more than an escort agency?
By Michael Marshall - 04 January 14:45

As the Daily Mail celebrates success in their online porn campaign, Michael Marshall explores the PR influence behind their headlines.

Former Times editor James Harding
The death of the Sunday newspaper, slow sport and heroic alcohol intake
By Peter Wilby - 19 December 5:36

Peter Wilby's "First Thoughts" column.

Leader: Leveson, the press and transparency
By New Statesman - 12 December 16:25

The negotiations over press regulation have all the makings of the kind of cosy establishment stitch-up that has allowed journalistic malpractice to flourish for so long.

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