Why didn’t they listen? Almost two years ago, when our newspapers threatened to explode with impotent fury every time Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, said anything, we suggested the press should simply ignore them. They are doing it to get attention,...
Editorial Long to reign over us
Ben Whitelaw analyses a new medium
Kim Fletcher wants less cosiness
Emma Thompson doesn’t read reviews
James Hanning Wild about Harry
Roy Greenslade Another royal, a different time
Julian Petley How the Mail went mad
Stewart Purvis Channel 4: a bridge too far
John Ryley TV news is magic
Andy Cairns Jobs for the girls
Tim Luckhurst UK newspapers in wartime
Mark Bryant The father of cartooning
Kevin Helliker Why I became a journalist
Robert Fox analyses a vicious war
Rachel Sylvester traces Liz Truss
Peter Hitchens asks what’s new
Andrew Neil admires David Dimbleby
Henry McDonald relives The Troubles
Julie Welch watches 50 years of failure
Conrad Landin respects newspaper offices
Matthew Engel is suddenly back at school
Quotes of the quarter
The way we were
In which we are plunged into the Tory psychodrama of the defenestration of Boris Johnson, the election of Liz Truss and the acclamation of Rishi Sunak, as filtered through 90 issues of the Daily Mail. From the day Johnson resigned to the day Sunak took office, with a...
The number of female journalists in highly visible roles at the World Cup suggested that a corner had been turned in an industry previously dominated by men. The BBC and ITV had women in senior on-screen positions, presenting, reporting or working as pundits. FIFA...
For almost half a century, David Dimbleby was the face and voice of BBC TV for all the great events of state that a national broadcaster is expected to cover – and to cover well. Overwhelmingly, the BBC has covered them well, in no small measure because it could count...
Scrolling through The News Movement’s stories, you can’t help but notice something different about the outlet’s coverage. The start-up, founded in early 2021, is clearly not targeting your typical middle-aged male news consumer. On TikTok, explainers about the...