Iain Overton explains how the Freedom of Information Act used to be a useful tool for journalists to hold power to account. No longer.
Nicola Driscoll-Davies on new developments in the investigation of the murder of Malta’s most prominent journalist.
At an employment tribunal in Edinburgh, the Murdoch owned broadsheet was accused of inaccurate, misleading and prejudicial reporting of trans issues.
Liz Gerard provides more evidence on the claim that Times editor John Witherow insisted on the controversial ‘Muslim foster carer story’ because it had been handed to the editor by an oligarch friend.
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.
A new report by Pieter Omtzigt urges the Maltese Government to set up an independent public inquiry into Daphne Caruana Galizia’s death immediately.
Why the work of a small group in London, Prisoners of Conscience, is sadly becoming more relevant than ever for persecuted journalists across the world.
High Court Judge describes court action as “futile” and characterises part of former tabloid journalist’s evidence as “irrelevant” and “scurrilous”.
Times editor John Witherow insisted that an award-winning journalist write a story about a “white Christian” girl’s placement with Muslim foster parents, in spite of his “significant misgivings”, because it had been handed to the editor by an oligarch friend, an employment tribunal has been told.
Peter Jukes argues that the public broadcaster is easily gamed by bad actors and vested interests who can break the rules with impunity – just like so many other key British institutions.
G7 leaders will gather to discuss calls for a ‘Christchurch Call’ to combat terrorism and violent extremism on social media – but what about the news sites of the traditional press?
MEPs have backed “Daphne’s Law” amid concerns over the treatment of citizens and journalists who expose corruption and malpractice in the public interest. But key exemptions remain in place.
Patrick Howse spent decades reporting news for the BBC, risking life and limb. He believed in Auntie’s credo. But the former producer says the corporation’s unquestioning Brexit coverage has now crossed the line.
Following confirmation that Julian Assange has been arrested – twice – today, Byline Times provides the background to his legal battles and asks which allegations will be prioritised.
After the targeting of a Byline Times writer to the death threats against the author of a parliamentary petition, it looks like right-wing publications are pandering to the incitement tactics of the extreme Far Right – fake claims of violence
The Daily Mirror should have come clean about blagging and hacking to murder cops – and saved police time and money, says John Ford.
The Metropolitan Police suspected a Daily Mirror journalist of illegally ‘blagging’ the TV presenter three months before her murder, but didn’t see the phone hacking connection.
THE MAIL on Sunday is today embroiled in a growing phone hacking crisis after explosive emails obtained by Byline Investigates show one of the paper’s top editors receiving transcripts of actor Sadie Frost’s voicemails.