Column / Investigation
The Crisis in British Journalism
Byline Times investigates media monopolies, their proximity to politicians, and how the punditocracy doesn't hold power to account
Press and Police Corruption: Mail Hearing Reveals More Connections between Murders of Daniel Morgan and Stephen Lawrence
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’
Did Murdoch or the Met Delay the Daniel Morgan Independent Panel Report?
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
Britain’s Political Media Corruption: A Coalition of the Guilty
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
The Treachery of the Scribes
Peter Jukes explains how a warped form of journalism has taken control in the UK and talks to ITV News Political Editor Robert Peston about the limitations of the lobby system
Whittingdale: The Dominatrix, the Press, the BBC and the Russians
Peter Jukes on the kompromat in the first Whittingdale Scandal and the strange confluence of interests between the tabloids and Vladimir Putin.
Trolls, Sock Puppets and Useful Idiots: An Anatomy of an Election Disinformation Campaign
Peter Jukes dissects how 'No 10 sources', mainstream broadcast journalists and an army of hired online activists tried to save Boris Johnson from himself.
Weaponising News: With a Disgraced Journalist in Number 10, the Fourth Estate is now the Fifth Battlespace
Peter Jukes looks back over three years of information warfare around the election of Donald Trump and the Brexit referendum and asks: how do we distinguish real journalism from disinformation?
Why the Breakdown of the BBC is a Microcosm of British Politics
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.
The BBC on the Edge of the Abyss 2: THE ARGUMENT
The BBC has failed the license fee-payer in its core duty to inform when it comes to three of the biggest stories of recent years. Peter Jukes explores why should this concern each and every one of us.
The BBC on the Edge of the Abyss 1: The Facts
2018 has been a troubling year for those who support public service broadcasting and the national broadcaster's remit to inform, not just to entertain.