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
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Peter Jukes dissects how 'No 10 sources', mainstream broadcast journalists and an army of hired online activists tried to save Boris Johnson from himself.
Musa Okwonga examines why the myth of the Conservative Party's competence persists and how those meant to be holding Boris Johnson to account are complicit in its belief.
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.
In the weeks before the Berlin Wall fell in 1989, the BBC’s news team went out of its way to show the world the factual reality of East Germans protesting for a better life. Does it have the same desire now?
After 18 years, and with an important role in Parliament's landmark fake news inquiry, a veteran Labour MP diagnoses the real echo chamber in politics.
The stones thrown by the likes of the Spectator hit people and freedom of expression cannot be used to justify this
EXCLUSIVE Meghan Markle Claims Mail Suppressed Key Parts of her Letter to her Father About his 'Exploitation by UK Tabloid Media'
New details have emerged of the Duchess of Sussex's legal action against the Sunday tabloid, which published a private letter she sent to her reportedly estranged father.
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.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Ben Stokes and Gareth Thomas are fighting for us all when they speak out against the appalling behaviour of our tabloid media.
Brian Cathcart reviews former prime minister David Cameron's autobiography and the crucial omissions about phone hacking and the Leveson Inquiry.
EXCLUSIVE George Clooney Scrapped Phone Hacking Movie over Hollywood's Fear of Upsetting Rupert Murdoch
Plans for Hack Attack, based on journalist Nick Davies book on the phone hacking scandal, never got off the ground due to the tycoon's great "passive power".
The public service broadcaster still refuses to explain how it agreed to stage Jon Sopel's interview at the under investigation 'WeBuildtheWall' fundraising event near El Paso.