‘Fake news’ is a meaningless term that is used for anti-democratic propaganda. We should all stop using it.
Public interest reporting is often equated with watchdog or investigative reporting. But it can include other factual stories that serve the public interest.
Public interest journalism exposes corruption and wrongdoers, and holds the powerful to account. But it is increasingly under threat, and we need to find ways to protect it.
Browne's skull and books.
Thomas Browne is now better known for his literary work but in his own time was legendary as the greatest – and first – scientific populariser.
Unrestricted access to information is vital to a vibrant democracy.But if this information is inaccurate, biased or falsified, the fundamental freedom of informed choice is denied.
You won't believe how falling revenues are leading to news companies trashing journalistic standards.
News delivery via social media is based on a business model that exploits our need for self-validation.
Changes in news media distribution and the impartiality of news sources provide good reason to be concerned. However, digital inequality is not the way to understand or measure it.