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

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UK Politics
23 April 2007
Prince Philip told William to dump Kate, according to the News of the World. No, it was Charles who gave the order,...
International Politics
16 April 2007
Here's a little quiz, with a moral or two attached. Why was Faye Turney's story worth so much more than the stories of...
Culture
09 April 2007
In the view of Jill Parkin, writing in the Daily Mail, when the Iranians found that there was a woman among their...
Politics
02 April 2007
Sixth-formers who apply to study journalism at university often explain their interest by referring to the power of the...
Business
26 March 2007
These are grim days on the street of shame, especially for journalists on what Kelvin MacKenzie used to call the "...
UK Politics
19 March 2007
Is your heart chilled? Apparently it ought to be. According to Melanie Phillips in the Daily Mail, the sacking of...
Culture
12 March 2007
Jonathan Ross raised an important question the other day. (Now there's a sentence you probably never expected to read...
Politics
05 March 2007
I have never read Charlotte's Web, the children's story now in cinemas as an animated film, but I am an admirer of E B...
Culture
26 February 2007
The first week of February 1973 was "Bath Week" in the Sun. No, Rupert Murdoch's soaraway tabloid had not adjourned to...
Culture
19 February 2007
By the time you read this, Buster Martin will have had his operation. The 100-year-old Londoner was suffering "...
Culture
12 February 2007
George Bernard Shaw once observed that journalists were people who could not tell the difference between the end of the...
UK Politics
05 February 2007
Journalists are such hypocrites. When something goes wrong outside our profession we are astride our high horses in a...
Culture
29 January 2007
Only a quarter of civil servants in Scotland trust their political bosses in the Scottish Executive to spend taxpayers...
Politics
22 January 2007
In the space of just a week the following things have happened. Tony Blair declared that asking people to fly less for...
Culture
15 January 2007
The photograph in the Times showed a woman in the street in daylight, hoicking her handbag on to her shoulder. The...

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