Peaches Geldof’s death reveals a kind of post-mortem celebrity that is fuelled by social media.
From Vox to 538, white guys get feted as the future of journalism while everyone else gets attacked and dismissed.
Offers "sincere and unconditional hypocrisy".
Now that Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin have split up, brace yourself for weeks of repetitive jibes at her “craziness” and his “reticence”.
The launch of Nate Silver's new FiveThirtyEight site for data-driven reporting has attracted a lot of criticism from big name journalists and pundits. Should numbers rule reporting?
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. . .
Alien holograms from the EU are coming to get your money, apparently.
Peter Wilby’s First Thoughts.
If approved by the BBC Trust, the decision would see BBC3 lose its on-air slot and become online-only. Does it deserve the axe?
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.
A year ago, Peter Bazalgette, the TV entrepreneur responsible for <em>Big Brother</em>, was put in charge of the £400m-a-year Arts Council England. Is he spending the funds wisely?
Once new media themselves, newspapers have gone on to outlast cinema and television – but for how long?
Sochi? More like So-Gay!
As part of the World Service's Freedom 2014 series they are communicating in that pragmatic, low-temperature World Service way the call of workers' rights abuses in Thailand.
In mainstream culture, white, straight, middle-class women don’t get to speak about their experience without having it universalised and made meaningless in the process - but black women, poor women and queer women usually don’t get to speak about their experiences at all
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.
"Most Connected Men 2014" comes across more as "Men We Know Who Are Likely To Share This Article On Twitter 2014".
Mainstream conversations about feminism usually proceed from the standpoint of middle-class white women - but they need to know their experiences aren't universal, including when it comes to hair.
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?
Yesterday, two people - a man and a woman - were convicted of sending threatening tweets to Caroline Criado-Perez. What do their stories tell us about the causes of internet abuse, and how to tackle it?
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?
Laurie Penny selects her favourite online writing from the last 12 months
The New Statesman editor selects some of his favourite reviews, essays and comment published in the magazine in 2013 - from John Gray on Edmund Burke to Will Self's tribute to pessimism.
Mandela was above all a politician, but also became like Jesus in that his name was invoked to support all sorts of improbable causes.
Amol Rajan, editor of the Independent, writes the diary.
Morgan was attending a dinner party for Andy Coulson’s birthday at a steak restaurant in Balham, south London when the comments were made.
Mole has been doing some digging around the New Statesman mailbag this week, and would like to offer a hat–tip to Sean Dooley of Cheshire: