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The Crisis in British Journalism

Byline Times investigates media monopolies, their proximity to politicians, and how the punditocracy doesn't hold power to account

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Author: Brian Cathcart
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Jeremy Clarkson, The Sunday Times and the Slave Trade: Some Basic Failures of Journalism

, 24 March 2022
In his eagerness to whitewash British history, Clarkson didn’t do quite enough research to get his facts straight, says Brian Cathcart

Darkness Falls: Ministers are Making Themselves Unaccountable – Because They Can

, 14 March 2022
The public bodies that are supposed to keep government virtuous have been systematically subverted by crony Conservative appointments, says Brian Cathcart. We must make them independent

EXCLUSIVE Government Refuses to Reveal Taxpayer Cost of Secret COVID Subsidy for Its Wealthy Press Friends

, 8 March 2022
Just how much cash have ministers given Murdoch, the Mail and Co to help them through the pandemic? Brian Cathcart investigates 

The Times Smears Black Lives Matter and Stonewall: Another Example of Bad, Unaccountable Journalism

, 21 February 2022
The Murdoch newspaper’s allegations about the campaigning organisations were simply false. Brian Cathcart looks at the evidence 

‘Settlement Equals Guilt,’ the Sun tells Prince Andrew. Where does that Leave the Sun?

, 18 February 2022
Brian Cathcart on the flagrant hypocrisy of Sun outrage on the subject of ‘buying off’ victims

10 Favours the Government has done its Press Friends – At Our Expense

, 15 February 2022
The corporate newspapers are playing their full part in the corruption of the UK and they are being handsomely rewarded, says Brian Cathcart

The Sham of Press Self-Regulation Shattered - by the Self-Regulator

, 5 January 2022
IPSO has backed down from investigating the systemic journalistic failures at the Jewish Chronicle, revealing it was never fit for purpose – says Brian Cathcart

A Landmark Case: Sienna Miller Sued The Sun for Hacking and Other Intrusions – and the Company Paid Up

, 10 December 2021
The tabloid has always denied that it hacked phones, but the actress says that the latest out-of-court settlement is ‘tantamount to an admission’ of doing so

‘The Toughest Regulator in the World?’ – IPSO Stares Failure in the Face

, 19 November 2021
As the Independent Press Standards Organisation prepares to discuss the standards crisis at the Jewish Chronicle next month, Brian Cathcart explores how early indications of the outcome do not bode well

The Today Programme and the War on the National Trust: An Episode in Shameful Journalism

, 4 November 2021
A discussion about wokeness, colonialism and the National Trust on the BBC’s flagship radio show came across like a public school reunion dinner, says Brian Cathcart

The IPSO Jewish Chronicle Car Crash Just Gets Worse

, 24 September 2021
The sham ‘regulator’ operated by the corporate press has blundered into one of its worst crises, says Brian Cathcart  

EXCLUSIVE Poll Position: Survey on GB News Bias Reveals Bias

, 13 September 2021
As Andrew Neil officially quits the right-wing television channel, Brian Cathcart reveals the spin on a recent opinion poll

The BBC has Blacklisted Peter Stefanovic and his ‘Johnson Lies’ Video. Why?

, 3 September 2021
It’s accurate, it sheds light on a vital question, and it has been viewed tens of millions of times – but our national broadcaster is pretending it isn’t there. Brian Cathcart wants an explanation

Will the Independent Press Standards Organisation Ever Uphold Any Standards?

, 4 August 2021
After 28 breaches and four libel cases, the Jewish Chronicle is accused of a collapse in journalistic standards. But will the regulator IPSO do anything about it? Brian Cathcart reviews the evidence

The National Trust and the Culture War: A Dissection of Dishonest Journalism as a Tool of the ‘War on Woke’

, 26 July 2021
Again and again, newspapers hounding the heritage body refuse to let facts get in their way, reports Brian Cathcart

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