The late Gordon Burn's prophetic writing predicted our obsession with celebrity and the media.
It's election time and all the political parties are locked in a social media battle. But does it help inform political debate or just cause even more confusion?
As the media again become a battleground in this election, what can we learn from how the Brexit campaign was covered?
UK newspapers have been fighting between economics and editorial for 70 years.
It turned out to be a fairly minor announcement, but the palace knows how to work the news cycle.
But why stop at England? A 'devo-max' broadcasting hub would be more visionary.
In the rush to compete, news organisations can still make basic errors. They need to remember the lessons of the past.
The former chancellor has no experience of journalism, but that hasn't prevented him from taking over London's most important newspaper.
The former Chancellor is by no means the first to walk the line between media and political elite.
The culture secretary must make a call on the deal based on the public interest.
Media plurality is vital in a democracy. Full ownership of Sky would give the Murdoch family too much power.
As newspaper circulation continues to founder, sales of satire and weekly news magazines have never looked healthier.
The antics of 'Brits abroad' continues to fill copy in tabloid newspapers but it's more about titillation than genuine moral outrage.
Recent changes to the defamation laws make it more difficult for a non-resident to sue for libel in the UK.
The press is giving audiences the wrong idea about Britain's Muslims when it courts with extremists.
Volunteers are picking up where local media has abandoned UK towns.
The EU referendum debate has become increasingly shrill and unpleasant. Britain will need to find a way to heal the divide.
Social networking, smartphones, ad blockers, oh my. A global survey of 50,000 news consumers assessed the ways we get our news in 2016.
Broadcasters who use the UK as a base for European channels could face upheaval.
Media coverage of the debate has so far been dominated by Conservative men