By SubScribe 29 April 7:12
The Sun had no hope of getting it right. The Times got it spectacularly wrong. And then got it wrong again. And again.
By Evan Harris 15 April 17:16
Ever since that well known instrument of press-muzzling, Private Eye magazine, broke the Whittingdale story in the national press, the newspapers have turned on Hacked Off as reported by Press Gazette yesterday and a predictable two-page spread in the Mail today.
By Brian Cathcart 12 April 8:05
On Friday, Press Gazette's editor wrote that journalists failed to report on Culture Secretary John Whittingdale's romantic past because the fact a previous girlfiend of a single politician had apparently worked as a dominatrix was not news. Hacked Off founder and journalism professor Brian Cathart disagrees
By Ciara Bottomley 01 April 13:37
From phone-hacking to parliamentary expenses, it’s fair to say that public trust in our institutions has taken a blow over the past few years.
By David Spens QC and Tom Coke-Smyth 30 March 9:00
The Metropolitan Police’s six-year investigation into payments made by journalists to public officials saw nine police officers and 25 others convicted at a cost of almost £15 million.
By Mike Molloy 22 March 13:15
The American journalist H L Mencken once said, ‘No one ever went broke underestimating the intelligence of the public’ – a claim often levelled at those who produce popular newspapers. In the early sixties Cecil King said it would be impossible for a newspaper to come under the Daily Mirror.
By Chris White 22 March 11:45
A newspaper editor is convicted of a offence because he failed to realise that a picture would break the law. Arrest, an appearance in court or a caution are increasingly a part of journalism and publishing - as are the life sentences that follow.
By Isabella Piasecka 18 February 10:45

Newspapers routinely lift material from Facebook and other social media, perhaps on the general assumption that photographs, for example, voluntarily uploaded, as opposed to snatched from behind a long lens, are fair game.

By Julian Cole 17 February 9:54
I can work naked, unshaven and when I like... Ah, just to explain there should be quotation marks in there. That isn’t me speaking. I always have clothes on, although I have been known to type in pyjamas and two-day stubble.
By James Brownsell 09 February 12:20
If you were faced with the prospect of having your fingernails pulled out for scribbling some graffiti on a wall, or having your head caved in with rocks because someone said you were gay, not being able to get a decent newspaper may come some way down your list of civil complaints.
By Peter Evans 01 February 11:06

Peter Evans was a journalist on The Times for 30 years with jobs including UK news editor, leader writer and head of the investigative news team. He said he is not affiliated to any particular political party

By Granville Williams 21 January 10:24
Yorkshire journalist Granville Williams reflects on the decline of the Yorkshire Weekly Newspaper Group
By Barry Keevins 07 January 15:41
Freelance journalist Barry Keevins explains why he has launched a crowdfunding appeal to help him cover a two-month long inquest into the death 20 years ago of a soldier who was shot at Deepcut Army Barracks
By Raymond Snoddy 22 December 12:54
Next month, the BBC will unveil a longer version of the BBC Ten O’Clock News.
By SubScribe 14 December 10:57
And so it ends. After four and a half years, countless police hours and the expenditure of more than £40m, the curtain has been pulled down on the phone-hacking saga.
By Bella Sankey 10 December 14:37
Back in May, with the dust barely settled on general election ballot boxes, the Government briefed it would scrap the Human Rights Act during the Government’s first 100 days in power.
By Matt Tee 09 December 9:58
Last week, Jo Brand gave a lecture for the Hacked Off group, focussing on press coverage of mental health issues and restating Hacked Off’s critique of the Independent Press Standards Organisation.
By Stewart Thorpe 26 November 12:04
The diet of news content often gives audiences reason to feel gloomy.
By Tim Potter 26 November 11:23
Former editor of Money Marketing editor and Centaur managing director Tim Potter explains why business journalists should embrace content marketing lest they go the way as coal miners and typesetters
By Adam Tudor and Isabella Piasecka 18 November 11:29
As the law stands, arrested persons have no absolute right to anonymity.

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