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
Brian Cathcart, Professor of Journalism at Kingston University, argues that the cosy relationship between Boris Johnson and most of the press means there will be no check on his power if he is elected with a majority.
The stones thrown by the likes of the Spectator hit people and freedom of expression cannot be used to justify this
Brian Cathcart reviews former prime minister David Cameron's autobiography and the crucial omissions about phone hacking and the Leveson Inquiry.