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December 23, 2023

Watchdog won't act over serial Jewish Chronicle failures

The sham ‘regulator’ admits there are standards problems at Sir Robbie Gibb’s newspaper but insists – against all the evidence – that it has the matter under control, writes Brian Cathcart. “We...

'Working-class representation in British journalism hits record low'

 A newly-released Diversity in Journalism report found that working-class people were heavily unrepresented in the news industry and that journalists were almost twice as likely as the general population to come from advantaged backgrounds. The&nbs ...

Gaffe-prone Biden advised to avoid impromptu press questions

US President Joe Biden’s communication’s team has reportedly recommended that the septuagenarian head of state not take impromptu questions from reporters after a series of gaffes. White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki revealed this week that Biden’s ...

'Majority of media coverage in UK is anti-Muslim'

A groundbreaking report has found that the majority of British media negatively portrays Muslims. The Centre for Media Monitoring (CFMM) analysed almost 11,000 news articles, written in the final quarter of 2018, using 50 key words related to Muslims and ...

'Why Trump wants you to hate the media'

If you watched President Trump's astonishing press conference on Thursday, you might be forgiven for concluding that the most urgent problem facing America is that the media "is out of control." Some media "is fantastic," the p ...

Conference held to defend journalists in Europe

Journalists and media organisations in Europe are facing many threats. The impact of right-wing and left-wing populist movements, international terrorism and anti-terrorism laws, economic pressure and organised crime has led to massive self-censorship, a ...

'How Britain's media fuels public unrest'

Media-fired triggers of the August riots in 2011 that started in Tottenham - prejudice, disinformation, and institutional racism - are still crackling away in the wake of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union.Negative press reporting encou ...