Author: Brian Cathcart

Phone hacking: time the police stepped in

Brian Cathcart

Evidence against executives and editors is piling up in the civil courts, but newspapers are just buying their way out of trouble. The right place for this is the criminal courts, which means the Met must act

IPSO’s latest season of calamities

Brian Cathcart

Damned in an official report, exposed as useless by a select committee, incapable of tackling flagrant press dishonesty, caught cherry-picking complaints – the sham press regulator is blundering between disasters

Newspapers: how near is the end?

Brian Cathcart

A central feature of British life for more than two centuries, the printed morning newspaper will soon disappear for good. And it looks as though some of the biggest names will be the next to go.