The latest on the media landscape from Roy Greenslade, Professor of Journalism at City University, former Daily Mirror editor and long-time Guardian columnist.
A couple of regional newspaper journalists have called for children to be taught about contempt of court. They are concerned that young social media users are unaware of the legal restrictions about what can, and cannot, be written once proceedings become “active”.
One of the persistent myths about journalists is that they are all hard-bitten cynics. Representations of editors and reporters in TV dramas, in movies and on stage portray them as lacking any semblance of humanity.
Greenslade on how lovers of newspapers content should begin thinking about how to preserve it for all time in its non-inky form.
Greenslade on whether it is right for the media to grant terrorists the publicity they seek and the role newspapers have in informing the public.
Greenslade on why journalists are likely to face criticism in the wake of the Grenfell tragedy.
Greenslade: Are newspaper publisher Robert Maxwell and Donald Trump the same person?
With the election fast approaching, Greenslade takes a look at the role and history of parliamentary sketch writers and what they have to say about today's politicians and the 2017 election campaign.
Roy Greenslade on why he believes it's important for journalists to become knowledgeable about religions.
Greenslade's blog asks where the British government’s conscience is in relation to the treatment of journalists in Saudi Arabia.