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
Peter Jukes dissects how 'No 10 sources', mainstream broadcast journalists and an army of hired online activists tried to save Boris Johnson from himself.
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.
Veteran investigative journalist joins a growing chorus of criticism of the public service broadcaster.
The editor-in-chief of Press Gazette, Dominic Ponsford, insists all is well with British journalism. Here, Brian Cathcart, Professor of Journalism at Kingston University, responds.
Major James Hewitt is suing the Mirror Group Newspapers for phone hacking, Byline Investigates can reveal
Cheryl Tweedy has joined the latest wave of people to sue Rupert Murdoch’s UK tabloids for phone hacking.
Brian Cathcart reviews former prime minister David Cameron's autobiography and the crucial omissions about phone hacking and the Leveson Inquiry.
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.