08 September 2020
Julian Assange began his latest fight against extradition to the US in the Old Bailey on Monday.
08 September 2020
Extinction Rebellion (XR) protests—which began in London, Manchester and Cardiff last Tuesday—have drawn thousands of people worried about the climate crisis onto the streets.
01 September 2020
Local newspaper journalists in Warwickshire, Worcestershire and the West Midlands launched a second round of strikes on Tuesday of this week.
28 June 2020
It’s not only Dominic Cummings that Boris Johnson has refused to sack. He is also protecting housing secretary Robert Jenrick, despite repeated allegations of what looks like corruption.
26 May 2020
Dominic Cummings and many of his newfound critics in the mainstream media have far more in common than they like to pretend.
19 May 2020
Very small numbers of right wing protesters came out last weekend—and achieved massive publicity from the media.
25 February 2020
As debates rage on the left over whose opinions should we allow to be heard, the right pose as free speech defenders to justify bigotry. Simon Basketter speaks his mind
18 February 2020
The suicide of Caroline Flack has opened up debate about the media, reality TV and mental distress. But jumping to simplistic explanations or solutions will not help vulnerable people, says Sarah Bates
06 December 2019
TV, print and online media exposed its pro-Tory sentiment during this year’s general election campaign. Nick Clark looks at why this is whether it can be resisted
11 November 2019
Mainstream pundits are in a tizz over misinformation on the web. But as Nick Clark argues, lying in the media isn’t new—and the key thing isn’t what it says, but what we do
23 July 2019
Peter Bornshin suffered sexual abuse while in the care of social services in the early 1980s. He was tormented by his experiences at the Grafton Close Children’s Home, west London.
14 May 2019
The Jeremy Kyle TV show has been suspended after a guest died just days after filming an episode.
19 February 2019
Several Labour MPs and leading trade unionists have backed a protest against Nazi Tommy Robinson in Salford, Greater Manchester, this Saturday.
12 February 2019
High profile cases have pushed internet regulation up the political agenda, but Simon Basketter says it isn’t the answer
22 January 2019
Diane Abbott’s disgraceful treatment on the BBC’s Question Time programme shone a light on media bias.
20 December 2018
'Knowing that I’m being used is leaving me feeling crushed at the end of each day,' said a striker.
02 December 2018
Journalists and politicians like politics to be a game for a few specialists, with ordinary people spectators at best. But we have the power to throw them into crisis
07 August 2018
The official Vote Leave campaign fell foul of spending rules. But focusing on it ignores why people voted out
17 April 2018
I’ve been frustrated to see headlines blame drill music for the recent rise in stabbings in London.
03 April 2018
It’s a scary world out there. Powerful people are doing grubby things with personal information we may not even realise we’ve made available to them on the internet.