Andrew Neil's BBC politics show is currently profiling the lives of influential figures such as like Ayn Rand, Karl Marx, Thomas Paine and Mary Wollstonecraft.
The New Statesman wins another gong at the Editorial Intelligence Comment Awards.
Press Freedom, Leveson, GCHQ and the Mad Hatter's Tea Party.
Robert Greenwald's documentary "Unmanned: America’s Drone Wars" is a work of ruthless propaganda - in the best sense. Meanwhile the purpose of Lord Ashcroft's planned biography is much less clear.
Plus: an incident down a dark alley
The Chairman of the BBC Trust is on a mission to restore BBC confidence and moral authority.
The idea that the democratisation of news means we are all journalists now is, sadly, a fantasy.
Andy Coulson is "very ambitious but not ruthless", the jury has heard from one of his closest friends.
Newsnight presenter reveals he did not vote in a recent election, as he expresses sympathy with New Statesman guest editor's disillusionment with Westminster.
One title, renowned for its prurient interests, seems to have strangely missed the story.
Behind the scenes at the New Statesman guest edit.
The affair lasted at least six years, the jury has heard.
Comedians, uniquely, have nothing to sell but their opinions, and the way they package those opinions. They don’t say attention-grabbing things to publicise their other work: saying attention-grabbing things is their work.
The Tory chairman said that the BBC could lose its right to the license fee if it doesn’t tackle its “culture” of secrecy, reporting bias and waste
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.
Daisy Coleman is the latest in a series of girls to report that they were sexually assaulted and cyberbullied on social media. But we can't blame Twitter and Facebook for the existence of rape culture - and with #justice4daisy, they might have helped end
Finland, where fee-paying schools are illegal and league tables don't exist, does consistently well in educational surveys and produces some of the cleverest children. Plus: a magic formula for regulation.
The New Statesman partners with Writers of Colour to bring you a week of reflections on race in the press, TV, film and wider society.
Samantha Asumadu, founder of Media Diversity UK, explains the background to its campaigns.
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”.
Whatever its faults, the paper was responsible for the best, most courageous and most impactful newspaper front page of my lifetime - on Stephen Lawrence.
Julia Hobsbawm's diary.
Tory tensions, "cowardly" killers, and Cameron's bunny ears.
Did Tina Brown jump or was she pushed?
The problem with Universal Credit, the return of the TSB and a memory lapse at the theatre.
The catwalk is white-washed, and industry insiders have been passing the buck for too long. A new tactic from The Diversity Coalition might finally change something.
Media narratives and the stereotypes they employ matter because they frame the way the world understands events. The reporting of Middle Eastern conflicts has the potential power to impact western political responses.
Peter Wilby's "First Thoughts" column: the day I dined with David Frost, why we should stay out of Syria, and who will really benefit from Vodafone selling its stake in Verizon Wireless.
You probably haven’t heard of John Lloyd – but this self-described Stoic, whose career was derailed by depression, has probably made you laugh more times than anyone else.
The programme's new editor insults the Labour shadow cabinet minister and refers to his former trade as "snooooozepapers".