Peter Wilby was editor of the Independent on Sunday from 1995 to 1996 and of the New Statesman from 1998 to 2005. He writes the weekly First Thoughts column for the NS.
Snow blindness, the Guardian hustings - plus left- and back-footedness on Question Time.
The former chief political commentator says the paper increasingly commits “a form of fraud on its readers” by suppressing or downplaying stories, such as the HSBC tax avoidance scandal.
Leather, onanism and the wrong brother in this week's First Thoughts.
Ancestral restraints and worrying political powers in this week's First Thoughts.
Broadchurch, Page 3, inequality, and the importance of journalistic independence.
Calls to reprint the images leave editors with a difficult choice.
Elections disputes, toe-sucking scandals and guardsmen behind bars. It just goes to show, there are no new stories, only variants of old ones.
With Islamist terrorists, ebola and poisonous chickens threatening to overwhelm us, you would think the British have enough to worry about.
Peter Wilby’s First Thoughts.
The Guardian editor-in-chief, who has pioneered the paper’s online growth by making all content available on the internet for free, has announced that he is stepping down. What now?
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