A controversial decision by OFCOM over BBC standards has been tested in the High Court, and failed

It’s been just over a year since the BBC broadcast its highly controversial current affairs programme entitled Is Labour Antisemitic?

Within a fortnight, the programme attracted over 1,500 complaints, none of which were upheld. After exhausting the BBC’s complaints framework, several of these were escalated to OFCOM (the UK’s media…

Will any brave journalist souls admit they got the story wrong?

The greatest threat to democracy is not lying politicians, fake news or propaganda. Such things have always been endemic to the messy reality of politics in formally democratic systems, just as they are under authoritarian regimes. …

As your remarkable leadership of the Labour Party draws to a close, few things seem certain about the perilous future that awaits us all. But one of them is that yours was the most impacting and influential leadership of any opposition in modern memory. Even before Covid-19 reared its ugly…

It’s a historical truism that seemingly momentous political, social and technological shifts are always greeted with a mix of hysteria and euphoria. From the invention of television to the fall of the Berlin Wall, from the election of President Obama to the election of President Trump, the single common message…

Justin Schlosberg

Media activist, lecturer, researcher

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