Category: media

Smoke Rings

The tobacco industry duped both academic journals and the media.

The Net Censors

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

Bad News from Tesco

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

Greasing Up to Power

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

The Fossil Fools

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


On becoming a bilious old git.

Planet of the Fakes

Wildlife programmes on television, David Attenborough’s among them, perpetuate the dangerous myth of wilderness.

Unreality TV

Television coverage of the poor world has all but disappeared, with disastrous consequences for everyone.