The facts are in. Over the last two decades, British media coverage of Islam and Muslims has been overwhelmingly negative, stereotypical, inaccurate – and racist
Those right-wing commentators and newspapers who are now shedding copious tears over the distress of ordinary families hacked by the News of the World should be thanking those celebrities and politicians for the role they have played in bringing this disgrace to light.
Despite its recent defeat in the Lords, the Government is determined to introduce elected Police and Crime Commissioners. Elected police chiefs were a key Tory policy, with which the Prime Minister is personally associated – and given what is happening to the health reforms Tory MPs are in no mood for a U-turn on policing. [...]
Within a day of making her inaugural speech as chairman of the Press Complaints Commission, Baroness Buscombe is facing a call for her to resign.
The controversy relates to the ongoing News of the World phone-hacking affair, and the PCC's claim in a report a week ago that The Guardian had produced "no evidence" that the [...]
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