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
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.

Will Maria Miller be stripped of her Leveson role?
By George Eaton - 12 December 10:57

Culture Secretary's special adviser warned Telegraph reporter of her boss's involvement in press regulation.

New Statesman
FT loses its motherloving mind with ill-advised rap-themed front page opinion piece
By Alex Hern - 06 December 11:30

"Stay Middling And Retire Disappointed"

Dame Elisabeth Murdoch with her son Rupert in 2005
Rupert Murdoch’s mother dies aged 103
By Caroline Crampton - 05 December 13:37

Dame Elisabeth Murdoch passed away at her home in Australia.

It is a bit late for the press to be discovering rights
By Rafael Behr - 04 December 7:45

British newspapers will struggle to persuade readers to join them in righteous indignation over Leveson's proposals.

Pic de Bugarach, aka Mayan doomsday mountain
Ten things you won’t hear about while everyone discusses Kate Middleton’s pregnancy
By Caroline Crampton - 03 December 17:48

News keeps happening, although it might not seem like it at the moment.

New Statesman
Filing from the warzone - the dangers of conflict reporting
By Kamila Kocialkowska - 03 December 16:51

Conflict reporting has always been the most dangerous branch of journalism - but in the changing political landscape of recent years, has it become even more so?

The Leveson report
Leveson's purpose is to give ordinary victims fair redress against the media
By Martin Moore - 30 November 14:46

Beyond the celebrities and politicians, there are ordinary people who often find themselves in the glare of the media through no fault of their own.

No, Leveson hasn't banned "off-the-record" briefings
By George Eaton - 29 November 14:42

Why journalists are wrong to panic.

Jenny Hicks and Margaret Aspinall, members of the Hillsborough Family Support Gr
After Leveson, we must ensure the voices of victims are never drowned out again
By Zoe Margolis - 29 November 11:17

No industry should be so unaccountable that it can ride rough shod over people’s lives.

Leveson day: what happens when?
By George Eaton - 29 November 9:02

Your timetable for today.

The problem Leveson can't solve: we want newspapers to lie to us
By Martin Robbins - 28 November 18:06

"As long as our insatiable demand for trashy gossip and comforting lies remains it will continue to be satisfied by any means possible", writes Martin Robbins.

Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and CEO of News Corporation.
What will Leveson say about media ownership?
By George Eaton - 28 November 16:41

Miliband called for a cap of 20-30 per cent on newspaper market share when he appeared before the inquiry.

Leveson must mark the beginning of change, not the end
By Nigel Warner - 27 November 11:36

We need a new platform-neutral regulator that no longer treats newspapers, broadcasters and websites as if they live in discrete little boxes.

Leveson report to be published next Thursday
By New Statesman - 22 November 10:57

The inquiry's report into the "culture, practices and ethics" of the press will be released at 1:30pm on 29 November.

Brooks and Coulson charged for third time
By George Eaton - 20 November 11:18

The pair face new charges over alleged illegal payments to public officials.

Memo to Fleet Street: it isn't just the BBC that makes mistakes
By Jon Stone - 13 November 14:03

Before excoriating the BBC, the papers should recall their own recent errors.

Cover-ups, conspiracies and why journalists should sometimes break the law
By Peter Wilby - 08 November 4:57

Peter Wilby's First Thoughts column.

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney holds a rally in Cleveland, Ohio.
How many UK titles have endorsed Romney? None
By George Eaton - 05 November 16:18

It's a landslide victory for Obama on Fleet Street.

Ed Miliband meets with Hugh Grant at the Labour Party conference last year.
Ed’s in trouble with Leveson
By Dan Hodges - 31 October 16:14

There is growing wariness in Labour ranks about where the phone-hacking debate is heading.

Liz Jones and Me
By Juliet Jacques - 25 October 11:57

Juliet Jacques explores the complexities of "confessional" journalism.