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James Ball is the Global Editor of The Bureau of Investigative Journalism. He tweets @jamesrbuk.
With the police raids over the Matt Hancock CCTV leak, the UK risks mimicking despots who deploy surveillance software.
The problem isn’t just the shoddy production values and the lacklustre content – the channel seems genuinely confused about its purpose.
A paid-for newsletter where he can write 6,000-word rants while ignoring the requests of MPs suits Cummings down to the ground.
A year ago, the odds of the government paying any attention to the boring detail of whether Dacre is actually qualified for the job would have been zero.
We tend to view radio phone-ins as genuine moments of conflict. In reality, they are much more akin to the stage-managed world of professional wrestling.
The problem facing digital journalism isn’t the editorial content – it’s the business model.
The abrupt firing of Fox News presenter Lou Dobbs shows how much the Murdoch empire fears its latest legal battle.
The former Daily Mail editor is raring to stick it to the BBC and wade into the culture wars. Trouble is, that’s not actually what Ofcom does.
The president has reignited his trade war with China – but he clearly doesn’t understand even the basics of how trade works.
What we want when we’re on a protest march is a big number, and there are much easier ways to get that.