As the newspaper is put for sale, a widely-publicised report claiming ‘only’ 1,700 lives were saved by lockdown – which was splashed on its front page – is not what it seems
Mic Wright reveals how infanticide is exploited by the press, while they demonise social workers and do nothing to prevent it
Mic Wright unpicks the attraction by repulsion of the hit HBO/Sky Atlantic drama, partly inspired by the Murdochs, but wonders whether it gives solace to the super-rich
Mic Wright unpicks the modern shift towards personality politics and the media’s collusion in advancing this increasingly unaccountable mode of government
Does Boris Johnson’s administration really want to introduce a policy which would see its friends in the dock or dinner parties raided?
Northern Powerhouse, Freedom Day, Levelling Up – Mic Wright dissects the US import of political buzzphrases to shape rather than sample public opinion
With the Government showing itself out of touch over anti-racism and football, Mic Wright looks at the gilded age Oxford culture around the current incumbent at Number 10