As the Covid Inquiry has revealed, Boris Johnson and Dominic Cummings are morbid symptoms of a sick system. At the heart of that sickness is the media
Byline Times’ Co-Founder Peter Jukes recalls his journey of the past decade: from exposing the corruption of our newspapers to launching his own in shops across the country this week
Witness statements on behalf of the claimants against Associated News plunge us straight back into what Gordon Brown once described as the ‘criminal media nexus’
In his editorial from the October 2022 print edition of Byline Times, Peter Jukes argues that Liz Truss is ushering in the final phase of the Brexit project It wasn’t supposed to happen like this. When David Cameron took over as leader of the Conservatives in 2005, he wanted to transform its electoral reputation as the…
Peter Jukes looks at the differences between the crises of the 1970s and the current state of Brexit Britain – and finds some surprising but chilling echoes
Journalism is not about the fictions people want to hear, but the inconvenient facts that they may want to ignore or may be hard to tell “To rethink continuously the business of storytelling”. That is the motto that welcomes visitors in the highly-patrolled reception lobby to Rupert Murdoch’s News UK headquarters at London Bridge. I…
Peter Jukes with a round-up of possible media strategies and news manipulation
Peter Jukes, co-author with Alastair Morgan of Who Killed Daniel Morgan and the Untold Murder podcast, gives his personal take on the unprecedented intervention of the Home Secretary in the publishing of a report into the unsolved 1987 crime
From Leveson to Brexit, phone-hacking to Cambridge Analytica, Peter Jukes sees a consistent theme – parties on the run from the rule of law. And how Dominic Cummings could end the cycle of corruption
With Joe Biden inaugurated as the 46th President of the United States, Peter Jukes reflects on the trauma of the past four years and how Donald Trump has reminded us of a crucial lesson from history
Averted from a ‘no deal’ crash over the Brexit cliff, Peter Jukes wonders whether Britain can now learn some humility like the Earl of Gloucester in Shakespeare’s King Lear – a theme explored in the January print edition of Byline Times
Hi-jacked while hitchhiking, knife fights with Germans, camping on French rubbish tips… now Britain’s divorce from the EU is finalised, Peter Jukes reflects on his teenage dreams of an ever-deeper union
Peter Jukes explores the melancholy emptiness of city centres during the COVID-19 lockdowns and wonders whether the invisible cities of social media will ever become civilised or inhabitable
Peter Jukes with his personal tribute to Harry Evans, an advisor to Byline, who died last night at the age of 92
Peter Jukes finds more evidence that the origin of the disastrous concept can be traced back to the Prime Minister’s chief advisor Dominic Cummings and his US links.
The science didn’t change – the politics did. Peter Jukes follows an inflammatory and disastrous theory as it spread rapidly through the British body politic.
Peter Jukes on the kompromat in the first Whittingdale Scandal and the strange confluence of interests between the tabloids and Vladimir Putin.
Peter Jukes on evidence that a former Guardian writer working for the Israeli security company threatened the award-winning Observer journalist.
Now that English Nationalism has been unleashed, Peter Jukes argues that we must all try to restore England’s buried civic tolerance and historic diversity.
With Boris Johnson having suppressed a report into how Russian spies penetrated the Conservative Party and UKIP, Peter Jukes looks at how Russian interference in Brexit online campaigning set the stage for Donald Trump.
Peter Jukes with the historical background to a new Byline Times series on a global phenomenon that best explains Boris Johnson and Donald Trump.
This summer the US President asked the new UK Prime Minister to ‘help’ with allegations of Russian collusion. But what would Johnson know about it? Peter Jukes digs deeper. Donald Trump, currently mired in new allegations of using Ukraine to interfere in the next US election over the summer, was at the same time reportedly…
A documentary by Channel 4 confirms Byline Times’ concerns about the potentially damaging role of hedge funds and city traders who are the Prime Minister’s main financial backers.
Peter Jukes, host of the hit Untold: the Daniel Morgan Murder podcast, looks at a recent damages claim and a further twist in this decades-long saga.