Brian Cathcart is Professor of Journalism at Kingston University London and the author of ‘The Case of Stephen Lawrence’
The scrutiny applied to the work of a New York Times journalist by others in the profession is not to be found in Britain’s warped press culture, says Brian Cathcart
Free Speech or Hate Speech? The Billionaire Corporate Press Given a New Licence to Monster Minorities
Brian Cathcart on the press regulator IPSO’s decision to use the cover of press freedom to undermine the freedom of people whose gender, race, religion or sexual orientation the newspapers despise
Brian Cathcart looks at the latest example of anti-Muslim bias at Britain’s newspaper of record
Selective Terrorism: By Refusing to Call White Supremacist Killers ‘Terrorists’, the Media Furthers its Aim of Demonising Muslims
A new report shows there can be no excuses for journalists, says Brian Cathcart: if Al Qaeda was ‘terror’, then so were the Christchurch killings and the murder of Jo Cox
With articles by its chief reporter Andrew Norfork continuing to land The Times in trouble, Brian Cathcart asks how long can this go on?
One article smearing Muslims reveals the depths to which journalists and editors have sunk, writes Brian Cathcart
Brian Cathcart reveals how the paper that exposed phone hacking has joined the cosy newspaper cartel that publishes Government advertorial in return for a bung from Michael Gove
Brian Cathcart explains why Britain's right-wing newspapers will try their best to support the Government in its attempts to 'move on' from the scandal of the Prime Minister's chief advisor.
By failing to be transparent about themselves, it is difficult to trust most of the mainstream newspapers when it comes to the truth about others.
With Boris Johnson handing out millions of pounds of public money to subsidise a cheerleading press, Brian Cathcart says that the corruption is so brazen it takes your breath away.
With a public inquiry into their handling of the COVID-19 crisis looming, Brian Cathcart sees signs that the Government's cheerleaders are helping to make scientists the scapegoats
The stench of corruption could hardly be stronger, says Brian Cathcart, on the bung Boris Johnson's Government is giving to his employers in the British press.
Brian Cathcart explains why the press asking for public money to help them through the Coronavirus pandemic must follow the same reasoning they applied to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.
Brian Cathcart explains why political parties should back calls in a letter published today in the Financial Times to commit right now to holding a public inquiry into the UK's response to the Coronavirus pandemic.
Brian Cathcart argues that, while journalism is in crisis because of COVID-19, subsidies to untrustworthy newspaper proprietors are not the answer.