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After Leading the Charge for Better Press Regulation, the Guardian Just Slipped Away from the Battle
18 January 2021,
Brian Cathcart digs deeper into the volteface by Britain’s leading liberal newspaper following the Leveson Inquiry into the ethics and practices of the press – and how its lack of support hurt the wider cause of press reform
23 December 2020,
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
10 December 2020,
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
23 November 2020,
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
24 August 2020,
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
23 July 2020,
With articles by its chief reporter Andrew Norfork continuing to land The Times in trouble, Brian Cathcart asks how long can this go on?
6 July 2020,
One article smearing Muslims reveals the depths to which journalists and editors have sunk, writes Brian Cathcart
10 June 2020,
When Britain's politicians swore to make racial equality a reality and did not deliver, they compromised democracy itself, writes Brian Cathcart
5 June 2020,
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
28 May 2020,
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.
21 May 2020,
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.
13 May 2020,
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.
6 May 2020,
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
28 April 2020,
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.
20 April 2020,
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.
16 April 2020,
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.
8 April 2020,
Brian Cathcart argues that, while journalism is in crisis because of COVID-19, subsidies to untrustworthy newspaper proprietors are not the answer.
16 March 2020,
Brian Cathcart on why reporting that helps people form a balanced understanding of the Coronavirus outbreak so that they can make up their own minds in an informed way is absolutely vital.
25 February 2020,
Brian Cathcart on how the Sunday tabloid admitted that it published a false defamatory story about a member of the public, but still dragged her through court.
17 February 2020,
Why the Conservative MP's return to the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport is a bad sign for decent journalism in this country.
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