Category archives: media

Remote Control

How the media shafted the people of Scotland. Read more.

Purging Dissent

The real enemies of press freedom are in the newsroom. Read more.

Smoke-Filled Rooms

How the media gives Big Tobacco everything it wants. Read more.

Torpedoed

The results of a crowd-sourcing appeal prove that Discovery Channel engaged in fakery. Read more.

Jumping the Shark

Misleading claims by Discovery and other channels help to fuel wildlife massacres. Read more.

Puppet Show

Amazingly, the BBC seems happy to be exploited by covert corporate lobbyists. Read more.

Hidden Interests

The BBC’s disgraceful failure to reveal who its contributors are speaking for. Read more.

The Art of Dissuasion

How to ensure that journalists don’t listen to you. Read more.

Storm Warning

The shocking standards of tabloid weather reporting. Read more.

Anything to Declare?

Christopher Booker’s undisclosed interests illustrate the need for transparency in journalism. Read more.

Imaginary Friends

The weather forecasters used by the Daily Mail and other papers don’t appear to exist. Read more.

Polar Opposites

How weather forecasts became a political issue. Read more.

Unmasking the Press

The corporate newspapers are the elite’s enforcers, misrepresenting the sources of oppression. Read more.

The Spectator’s Spectacular Blunder

It is hard to think of a bigger cock-up than the one the magazine’s editor has just made. Read more.

Going Naked

This is why I’ve declared my financial interests, and why I believe other journalists should do the same. Read more.

The Lairds of Learning

How did academic publishers acquire these feudal powers? Read more.

Top Dollar

Why is Top Gear, alone among BBC programmes, allowed to keep breaking editorial guidelines? Read more.

A Hippocratic Oath for Journalists

What do we do about the power of the corporate media? Here’s one answer. Read more.

For How Much Longer Can This Go On?

Christopher Booker is now in even deeper trouble than before: damned in a High Court judgement. Yet still the Sunday Telegraph employs him. Read more.

Robot Wars

Online astroturfing is more advanced and more automated than we’d imagined. Read more.