The candidates to replace Laura Kuenssberg
Laura Kuenssberg interviewing Primer Minister Boris Johnson
Why we’re talking about . . .

The candidates to replace Laura Kuenssberg

Former North America editor Jon Sopel is tipped as a potential successor
22 Oct 2021
Chinese journalists forced into lessons to ‘learn the party line’
Chinese Premier Xi Jinping
In Brief

Chinese journalists forced into lessons to ‘learn the party line’

State-accredited reporters to undergo training aimed at stamping out dissent
18 Oct 2021
What next for GB News after Andrew Neil quits?
Andrew Neil and Nigel Farage
In Depth

What next for GB News after Andrew Neil quits?

Veteran broadcaster presented only eight programmes for the floundering station
14 Sep 2021
Why the BBC is bracing for another hiring row with No. 10
BBC Broadcasting House
Behind the scenes

Why the BBC is bracing for another hiring row with No. 10

Resignation of powerful director of news expected to trigger further political fallout
9 Sep 2021
The government’s ‘escalation in hostilities’ against the BBC
BBC Broadcasting House
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The government’s ‘escalation in hostilities’ against the BBC

Ministers reject plea for cost of licence fee to keep up with inflation
31 Aug 2021
Should the UK be worried about the Beta variant in Spain and France?
Holidaymakers on a beach in Spain
Expert’s view

Should the UK be worried about the Beta variant in Spain and France?

The resurgence of the South African variant in two popular holiday destinations will be a concern for the UK government
2 Aug 2021
Why ‘Freedom Day’ is a classic piece of propaganda
Freedom Day nightclub
Expert’s view

Why ‘Freedom Day’ is a classic piece of propaganda

Rhetoric is latest in long line of associations between Covid and the Second World War
19 Jul 2021

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Robbie Gibb vs. Jess Brammar: inside the BBC hiring row
Robbie Gibb
Behind the scenes

Robbie Gibb vs. Jess Brammar: inside the BBC hiring row

Jacob Rees-Mogg joins the dispute that is testing the broadcaster’s independence
14 Jul 2021
Who will buy Channel 4?
Channel 4’s headquarters in Horseferry Road, London
Today’s big question

Who will buy Channel 4?

Privatisation of public-service network may attract bids from US streaming giants
24 Jun 2021
Everything we know so far about GB News
Andrew Neil
Fact file

Everything we know so far about GB News

Andrew Neil plans broadcasting ‘shake-up’ as head of the UK’s latest news channel
25 May 2021
‘Deceived and induced’: inquiry reveals how Martin Bashir landed Princess Diana interview
Princess Diana
Behind the scenes

‘Deceived and induced’: inquiry reveals how Martin Bashir landed Princess Diana interview

BBC said to be facing its ‘phone hacking moment’ as Dyson report is published
20 May 2021
What is cultural appropriation - and how can you spot it?
Justin Bieber
In Depth

What is cultural appropriation - and how can you spot it?

Justin Bieber accused of insensitivity after debuting new hairstyle
28 Apr 2021
Why is the BBC moving journalists out of London?
BBC Broadcasting House
Behind the scenes

Why is the BBC moving journalists out of London?

Broadcaster planning to relocate 400 roles to cities around the UK
19 Mar 2021
Inside Piers Morgan’s exit from Good Morning Britain
Piers Morgan in 2019
Behind the scenes

Inside Piers Morgan’s exit from Good Morning Britain

Host departs after clash with ITV executives over Meghan Markle mental health coverage
10 Mar 2021
How the world responded to Harry and Meghan
Harry and Meghan during their interview with Oprah Winfrey
Global lens

How the world responded to Harry and Meghan

As “The Firm” considers its next move - with the Queen reportedly vetoing a prepared statement last night - the world’s media are …
9 Mar 2021
Are Harry and Meghan pushing it with their request for press privacy?
Harry and Meghan
The latest on . . .

Are Harry and Meghan pushing it with their request for press privacy?

Couple have been accused of hypocrisy after granting interview to Oprah Winfrey
2 Mar 2021
New news, equality in space and small talk
A rocket blasting off
Podcast

New news, equality in space and small talk

Will new TV news channels threaten impartiality? Is space the final frontier for disability? And do we really need lessons in chit-chat?
19 Feb 2021
Why Harry and Meghan’s Oprah interview is the ‘final straw’ for Royal Family
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry on a visit to Canada House, London.
Today’s big question

Why Harry and Meghan’s Oprah interview is the ‘final straw’ for Royal Family

Buckingham Palace reportedly blindsided by exclusive sit-down with chat show host
16 Feb 2021
MEPs urge EU to take ‘concrete’ action over Hungarian media crackdown
Viktor Orban addresses the Hungarian parliament in Budapest
Why we’re talking about . . .

MEPs urge EU to take ‘concrete’ action over Hungarian media crackdown

Demand comes as Viktor Orban strips last independent radio station of broadcast license
15 Feb 2021
What Meghan Markle’s court win means for Royal Family - and the media
Meghan and Harry Ch
Getting to grips with . . .

What Meghan Markle’s court win means for Royal Family - and the media

High Court judge rules that newspaper invaded Duchess of Sussex’s privacy by publishing personal letter to her estranged father
12 Feb 2021
Could The Spectator’s Salmond court case bring down Sturgeon?
Alex Salmond departs Edinburgh High Court in March 2020
Behind the scenes

Could The Spectator’s Salmond court case bring down Sturgeon?

Pundits believe legal challenge could trigger release of evidence that implicates Scottish first minister
11 Feb 2021
Does the media owe UK vaccine tsar Kate Bingham an apology?
Kate Bingham speaks on a panel during a brain health event
Today’s big question

Does the media owe UK vaccine tsar Kate Bingham an apology?

Her appointment by Boris Johnson triggered cronyism claims - but success of Covid jabs rollout is silencing critics
9 Feb 2021
2020 Quiz of the Year
Quiz of the year
In Brief

2020 Quiz of the Year

Have you been paying attention to the year’s biggest events?
26 Dec 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘We’re all paying the price’ of hard Brexit
The sun shines through clouds over the Palace of Westminster.
In Review

Instant Opinion: ‘We’re all paying the price’ of hard Brexit

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 7 December
7 Dec 2020
Tinder reveals UK’s top Covid-era chat-up lines
Dominic Cummings arrives home in London after giving a press conference regarding his Durham trip.
In Brief

Tinder reveals UK’s top Covid-era chat-up lines

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle and Dominic Cummings among most talked-about celebs on the dating app
7 Dec 2020
Instant Opinion: Brexit deal is ‘likely by Monday’
Michel Barnier, EU
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Brexit deal is ‘likely by Monday’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 4 December
4 Dec 2020
Quiz of The Week: 28 November - 4 December
Matt Hancock has vowed to take the Pfizer/BioNtech vaccine live on television to prove it is safe
In Brief

Quiz of The Week: 28 November - 4 December

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4 Dec 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘The emperor runs out of clothes’
Philip Green
In Depth

Instant Opinion: ‘The emperor runs out of clothes’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 2 December
2 Dec 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘Trump 2024? It could happen’
A woman holds a Trump 2024 t-shirt at a rally during the 2020 election.
In Depth

Instant Opinion: ‘Trump 2024? It could happen’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 27 November
27 Nov 2020
Quiz of The Week: 21 - 27 November
Boris Johnson washes immunological assays during a visit to the Jenner Institute.
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Quiz of The Week: 21 - 27 November

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
27 Nov 2020
Instant Opinion: Maradona was an ‘achingly human superstar’
Diego Maradona celebrates after scoring a goal for Argentina.
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Instant Opinion: Maradona was an ‘achingly human superstar’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 26 November
26 Nov 2020
Culled ‘zombie minks’ rise from graves in Denmark
mink
In Brief

Culled ‘zombie minks’ rise from graves in Denmark

And other stories from the stranger side of life
26 Nov 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘Want people to get the vaccine? Pay them’
Covid protest
In Depth

Instant Opinion: ‘Want people to get the vaccine? Pay them’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 25 November
25 Nov 2020
Instant Opinion: tier system could ‘quickly collapse’
Manchester lockdown
In Depth

Instant Opinion: tier system could ‘quickly collapse’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 24 November
24 Nov 2020
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