Brian Cathcart is Professor of Journalism at Kingston University London and the author of ‘The Case of Stephen Lawrence’
The Future of Journalism is at the Heart of this General Election
Brian Cathcart, Professor of Journalism at Kingston University, argues that the cosy relationship between Boris Johnson and most of the press means there will be no check on his power if he is elected with a majority.
Yes, there is a Crisis in British Journalism and Journalists are in Denial
The editor-in-chief of Press Gazette, Dominic Ponsford, insists all is well with British journalism. Here, Brian Cathcart, Professor of Journalism at Kingston University, responds.
Rod Liddle and Fraser Nelson Pervert Press Freedom to Publish Vile Racism
The stones thrown by the likes of the Spectator hit people and freedom of expression cannot be used to justify this
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Standing Up to the British Media Protects Us All from Press Abuse
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Ben Stokes and Gareth Thomas are fighting for us all when they speak out against the appalling behaviour of our tabloid media.
David Cameron was in Bed with the Press – Why is he Airbrushing Out his History as a Media Puppet?
Brian Cathcart reviews former prime minister David Cameron's autobiography and the crucial omissions about phone hacking and the Leveson Inquiry.
The Times, Andrew Norfolk and the ‘Muslim Foster Care’ Story: An Ugly Picture
Brian Cathcart, Professor of Journalism at Kingston University, on his new report examining how a reporter at The Times newspaper published three front-page stories which were fundamentally wrong and damaging to perceptions of Muslims.
Phone Hacking: Time the Police Stepped In
Evidence against executives and editors is piling up in the civil courts, but newspapers are just buying their way out of trouble. The right place for this is the criminal courts, which means the Met must act