The Guardian’s Nick Davies was courageous and correct to expose the practice – but he has crossed the line from reporter to campaigner.
The abuse of women on the internet, like the hacking of female celebrities' naked photos, is not just intended to hurt the individuals involved. These are deliberately outrageous acts designed to create a spectacle and to instil fear in a target population - in other words, terrorism.
Twenty-four-hour news channels and all the commentary online make it ever harder to offer a definitive take on the day.
What we're doing to tackle the “7 per cent problem”.
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.
Sky’s Stuart Murphy explains why the broadcaster has introduced targets to combat the absence of real change in BAME representation.
Late last night, the militant jihadist group Islamic State (also known as ISIS) released a video purporting to show the beheading of James Foley, a US journalist who went missing in Syria in 2012. Foley was a fearless, generous and committed reporter, who had also been detained while reporting in Libya.
On 11 August, I was asked to appear on the BBC’s Newsnight with two other transgender journalists. Hours later, they pulled out - amid a welter of accusations that I was a "violent transphobe" who does not believe in trans people's "right to exist". As a trans woman myself, is what I have to say really so unsayable?
The Department for Communities and Local Government has attempted a BuzzFeed listicle. Prepare to cringe.
The UK is ready to see far more people on TV who do not conform to the able-bodied ideal of what people on TV should look like.
Sports stars have offered their support to Kellie Maloney, who guided Lennox Lewis to the heavyweight title in 1993 when she was known as Frank.
Not inflammatory at all.
What means, legal or illegal, are justified by what ends? And how has the law treated the British journalist over the years?
Peter Wilby’s First Thoughts column
A child with a peculiarly-shaped mark on his body has been given national exposure by the Sun.
The Channel 4 presenter has recorded an emotional speech to camera following his reporting trip to Gaza, which has been under heavy bombardment from Israel.
The singer Tulisa's drug trial has collapsed because of "strong grounds to believe" the Sun's Mazher Mahmood "lied" at the pre-trial hearing.
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.
A new study hints at sexism in the press.
Grant Feller thought he knew what he was getting into when he wrote about his new life as a stay-at-home dad for MailOnline – but the vileness of the response surpassed his wildest expectations.
Former No 10 communications director and News of the World editor is sentenced.
Loaded magazine has relaunched without topless cover stars, while gadget mag Stuff has dropped the scantily-clad girls, too. Is the “buy a magazine, get some misogyny for free” idea finally dead?
High profile presenters Victoria Derbyshire and Shelagh Fogarty are departing, to be replaced by the likes of Adrian Chiles, Peter Allen, and Tony Livesey.
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.
As for hoping that newspapers will repent of their sins and now accept the royal charter that followed the Leveson inquiry, forget it.
Peter Wilby’s First Thoughts column.
The PM sat down for supper with his wife and two friends. With EU negotiations at fever pitch, Iraq crumbling and snappers outside, a politician with taste might have cried off that night.
China is obsessed with Sherlock, Iran loves Top Gear and Azerbaijan has its own Anne Robinson. But these shows are worth much more than money, writes James Medd.
The Labour leader says the PM’s decision to employ the former News of the World editor “taints David Cameron’s government”.