The Self-Justifying Myth

People love films like The Great Global Warming Swindle, because they tell us what we want to believe. Read more.

Anticipatory Compliance

Rupert Murdoch doesn’t even have to ask to get what he wants. Read more.

A Likely Story

As the evidence accumulates, the Evening Standard’s allegations of terrorist planning have fallen apart. Read more.

Attack of the Baby Eaters

The press has been publishing a series of crazy scare stories about our intentions at the climate camp Read more.

Selling Ecocide

Is it time to consider a ban on the adverts which help to cook the planet? Read more.


Green consumerism will not save the biosphere Read more.

Correspondence with Hamish Mykura

Head of History, Science and Religion, Channel 4 Read more.

Occupations Brutalise

The atrocities in Iraq surprise us only because we ignore colonial history. Read more.

Smoke Rings

The tobacco industry duped both academic journals and the media. Read more.

How Britain Denies its Holocausts

Why do so few people know about the atrocities of empire? Read more.

Bringing Out the Dead

The press has been minimising the death toll in Iraq Read more.

The Net Censors

The democratic potential of the new media is being blocked by the companies providing the technology. Read more.

Bad News from Tesco

The superstores are on the verge of cornering the news market, with disastrous implications for democracy Read more.

Media Fairyland

The US media is creating a world of make believe. Read more.

The Alternative Media

Undercurrents and Schnews are both ten years old, and still blooming. Read more.

No Longer Obeying Orders

Transcript of lecture. Read more.

The Lies of the Press

The newspapers must also be held to account for the decision to invade Iraq. Read more.

Greasing Up to Power

Our journalists bear as much responsibility for the misinformation about Iraq as the intelligence agencies. Read more.

The Fossil Fools

The dismissal of climate change by journalistic nincompoops is a danger to us all Read more.

The Bones of the Saint

Remarks at the launch of Scott Lucas’s book The Betrayal of Dissent Read more.