10 May 2004
Piers Morgan is like one of those magnificent, strutting turkeys that miraculously escape slaughter every Christmas...
03 May 2004
''Enough is enough, Mr Blair," screamed the splash headline of the Daily Express on 22 April. The newspaper was...
UK Politics
26 April 2004
When the Sun's legendary political editor, Trevor Kavanagh, broke the story on 6 April that Tony Blair was going to...
19 April 2004
I have been on both sides of the newspaper injunction fence. As an editor, individuals have succeeded and failed in...
29 March 2004
It is probably a fact that those who know Charles Kennedy think him a thoroughly decent bloke. This explains why he has...
22 March 2004
On 16 March, the British Press Awards made the Independent National Newspaper of the Year. This under-resourced,...
15 March 2004
The full-page letter from the editor of the Times, Robert Thomson, assuring readers they can have their paper whatever...
08 March 2004
The relationship with your daily newspaper is not dissimilar to a marriage - you are immersed in the familiar daily...
23 February 2004
Two things sent a shiver down my spine this week. First came the news that David Montgomery was at the head of a...
Politics
16 February 2004
Alice Thomson's interview with Tessa Jowell in the Daily Telegraph on Saturday 7 February was a must-read. Like many...
UK Politics
09 February 2004
Apologies are in, especially grovelling unconditional ones, so here goes. Four years ago I vehemently opposed the...
Human Rights
02 February 2004
One of the things I regret about my early career in newspapers is a big poster I had on my office wall when I was...
26 January 2004
I must declare an interest. I like Richard Littlejohn, and not just because I occasionally appear on his Sky TV show...
19 January 2004
I realise my future employment may be jeopardised by the following declaration, but I cannot be silent any longer. I am...
15 December 2003
Without a doubt, and whatever the Hutton inquiry finds, this has been the year of the BBC. Despite the threats, veiled...

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