The inevitable consequence of a criminal justice system in crisis is people being wrongfully convicted. The media has a crucial role to play in monitoring the law.
While most daily newspapers presented the conflict as black and white, weeklies presented readers with a more sophisticated and nuanced take.
Press reports about Islam have often been misleading or discriminatory. This new advice does little to help journalists avoid that.
The government’s decision to televise daily briefings from Downing Street may not be as much of a commitment to transparency as it’s claimed to be.
The government is under relentless pressure from the UK media to relax the strict lockdown rules. That could be a dangerous mistake.
It wasn’t the ‘Sun wot won it’, but the partisanship of the UK press made the Conservatives’ task a great deal easier.
Newspapers and broadcasters have been more likely to focus on issues the Conservatives want people to talk about.
It isn’t just politicians: experts, business representatives, even academics quoted in the media are more likely to be male.
In 2017 Labour did better than expected because it moved debate away from Brexit. It will need to do the same in 2019.
Analysis of the first week of the campaign shows that not all publicity is good publicity.
A new genre of political media is influencing people that mainstream commentators seem unable to reach.
As the election campaign hots up we explore how the parties are exploiting videos on their social media accounts.
Which messages and formats are cutting through the most?
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex say they plan to sue a UK paper for publishing a private letter.
A number of recent controversial stories show why the UK media needs a regulator with teeth.
As well as founding England’s first million-selling newspaper, Lloyd shamelessly sold plagiarised versions of some of Charles Dickens’ best-loved novels.
Residents were blogging about the tower block’s safety issues well before the fire, but there were few reporters around to pick up on the story.
Journalists have to communicate research without reducing interest or readability — but the public needs accuracy.
When we read press reports about immigration it pays to think about what motivates the journalists.
A new study highlights the significant differences in attitudes between UK and German journalists.