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

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Culture
02 August 2007
We moan a good deal (or at least I do) about the way empty-headed celebrities fill our newspapers, but in the season of...
Business
26 July 2007
In the midst of the current controversy over factual television that isn't factual, a report has been published about...
UK Politics
19 July 2007
He never stole my money and never invited me to any of his parties, so neither bitterness nor guilt prevents me...
UK Politics
12 July 2007
Let us imagine that a century-old manufacturing company based in a Midwestern town is being stalked by a corporate...
UK Politics
05 July 2007
As I write, in the midst of a national terror alert complete with arrests, searches and travel disruption up and down...
Law
28 June 2007
"Exclusive: Dando evidence hyped up," said the Mirror. The Mail on Sunday revealed "the 100-page report that could set...
TV and Radio
21 June 2007
Some of us, upon reading the headline "BBC guilty of liberal bias", probably let out a cheer. Since on any day of the...
TV and Radio
14 June 2007
Was Emily Parr racist? For a few days you could read all you wanted on the point, from Allison Pearson's foot-stamping...
Culture
07 June 2007
The other evening I did something I would usually avoid doing: I watched a television programme presented by Jeremy...
UK Politics
04 June 2007
Imagine you are a judge about to try a man for an appalling crime and you know that at the time of his arrest the press...
Law
28 May 2007
Whatever else the coverage of the abduction of Madeleine McCann may have been, it has rarely, since the first day or...
Business
21 May 2007
Twenty-nine years ago this spring I got my hair cut, put on my new suit (light grey, narrow shoulders, wide lapels) and...
UK Politics
14 May 2007
Here is a tale of two newspapers, both successful by modern standards and both implacably right-wing, but each...
Culture
07 May 2007
I am in receipt of a leak. It's such a small leak that perhaps "secretion" would describe it better, but it is none the...
Culture
30 April 2007
The Independent's obituary of Dick Vosburgh, who in a career of more than 40 years wrote jokes for such comedians as...

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