Brian Cathcart is Director of Hacked Off. He tweets as @BrianCathcart.

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UK Politics
21 August 2008
If there is one political question that needs to be addressed today it is this: what sort of prime minister would David...
Culture
14 August 2008
I only allowed myself to say it a few times, but I admit I enjoyed it: "I'm in a play, you know. This summer, at the...
Law
07 August 2008
Among the many consequences of Barry George's acquittal, there is one that has been neglected: this remarkable event...
International Politics
24 July 2008
When was the last time a visiting dignitary caused such excitement? When did we last see our leaders, coiffed and...
Culture
10 July 2008
Reading that the News of the World believed its quarrel with Max Mosley raised issues of freedom of speech put me in...
Culture
03 July 2008
The Daily Mail brought news of Victor Abrahams, a property manager aged 67 who was served with a £100 penalty ticket...
Culture
19 June 2008
The final words of the Sunday Telegraph's coverage of the gay Anglican "wedding" caught my eye. "A champagne reception...
International Politics
05 June 2008
After the 97th British soldier died in Afghanistan - Dale Gostick, aged 22, from Oxford, killed by a roadside mine in...
UK Politics
29 May 2008
Cast your mind back to the summer of 2005, to the days following the London Tube and bus bombings, and remember the...
Culture
22 May 2008
If you had said in early March that the Jersey child abuse investigation would slip out of the headlines within a few...
Culture
15 May 2008
The following are notes for a possible university lecture in a course to be called “Techniques for Reporting Every...
UK Politics
08 May 2008
You would think they'd be happy. For the first time in 16 years, their party does well in an election, capturing...
Culture
24 April 2008
After the Vietnam War, the BBC's Robin Day is said to have remarked: "One wonders if in future a democracy which has...
Culture
17 April 2008
If by chance you have been reading the popular papers in recent days - in particular the News of the World, the Sunday...
Culture
10 April 2008
The Daily Mail is not a paper to endorse protest lightly. Generally, it regards the protesting mindset as whingeing and...

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