New Statesman
Caitlin Moran on Twitter's reaction to abuse
By Alex Hern - 02 August 11:18

Is "can't do it" an acceptable response?

New Statesman
Forget the Sun, this is OUR Britain
By Alex Hern - 31 July 11:57

What if other papers followed up on the Sun's front page?

Page 3 models.
Laurie Penny on page three: the real threat to young women’s health and happiness
By Laurie Penny - 27 July 10:45

David Cameron is wrong to try and ban pornography online when the casual objectification of women continues as a decoy for vicious xenophobia and social conservatism in the mainstream media.

Every opinion piece you're about to read about the royal baby
By Rafael Behr - 23 July 10:31

In predictable fashion, anyone with a column to fill in the next week is going to write about the new royal arrival. Rafael Behr saves you the trouble of reading them.

Would the Daily Mail website fall foul of the online porn filters it has championed?
By Alex Hern - 22 July 11:20

Ban this sick filth. No, not THIS sick filth, obviously.

New Statesman
In memory: Kirsty Milne
By New Statesman - 11 July 16:06

Former NS staffer Dr Kirsty Milne has died.

Bill O'Reilly and Jon Stewart.
An Atheist in the Foxhole by Joe Muto: A lot of fun at Fox News, but somewhat light on revelation
By Nicky Woolf - 11 July 8:59

Joe Muto, a self-described liberal and Obama supporter, joined Fox News in 2004. Nicky Woolf finds his insider exposé insightful, if a little underwhelming.

"Who will bully the bullies?"
By Darius Guppy - 11 July 8:32

In a disturbing account of an angry incident in London, Boris Johnson's old friend fights back against his detractors in the press.

Are women still getting short-changed on Question Time?
By James Evans - 10 July 14:34

A bit of number-crunching reveals on average in 2013, only two of the five panellists on <em>Question Time</em> were women. It's time for the BBC to be bold.

Murdoch renames News International as News UK
By George Eaton - 26 June 10:02

The News Corporation head tries to detoxify his brand.

The final Page 3 News in Briefs.
Good riddance to News in Briefs, the nastiest part of Page 3
By Sarah Ditum - 26 June 9:48

The Sun has ditched its "joke" that attractive, topless women can't possibly have opinions on politics.

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.

Ed Miliband: "a thriving political culture and a thriving New Statesman go together"
By Dominic Ponsford - 21 June 9:59

Labour leader at the Statesman's centenary party.

New Statesman
The art of the non-apology: Serena Williams
By Alex Hern - 19 June 15:54

How to sound sorry without saying "sorry".

Virginia Woolf.
Shame on Vice: There is nothing glamorous about being in so much pain you want to die
By Rebecca Wait - 18 June 15:47

The Samaritans do great work offering guidance on depictions of suicide in the media and creative arts. I took them very seriously when writing my debut novel. Vice's glamorous depiction of women writers' last moments was depressingly irresponsible.

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
WATCH: John Oliver hosts the Daily Show for the first time
By Alex Hern - 12 June 15:33

As first days go, it could have been quieter…

The Xbox One: the ultimate platform for ignoring gamers
By Laura Parker - 11 June 15:01

New Halo, new MGS, new Dark Souls… so why did the Xbox One launch feel so empty?

Stephen Fry at the premiere of the latest Star Trek film in May 2013.
Reporting suicide: Journalists must resist the temptation to make it a "better story"
By Willard Foxton - 07 June 12:28

As the reporting of Paris Jackson and Stephen Fry's suicide attempts has shown, the media has a chronic problem with the quality of reporting around suicide.

A foreclosed house for sale
There is a war on ordinary people and feminists are needed at the front
By John Pilger - 06 June 9:05

Once again, it’s time to ask: whose side are you on?

The Guardian has a coffee shop now.
By Alex Hern - 30 May 11:08

No, we don't know why either.

Lads' mags like Nuts and Zoo are the target of this new campaign.
The Lose the Lads' Mags campaign demonstrates the power of modern feminism
By Rhiannon and Holly - 28 May 14:21

Having made so many progressive achievements in the past, women are now able to wield the power of legal and capitalist systems which we were previously excluded from to enact social equality.

Censorship and over-simplification: the problems of the Lose the Lads' Mags campaign
By Nichi Hodgson - 28 May 9:54

The potential censorship ramifications of the campaign are huge, and it also misses the opportunity to create productive dialogue around gender and desire, argues Nichi Hodgson.

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