Daily Star

Scarcity Of Women In Newspaper Journalism Laid Bare In Startling New Report

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 19.09.2017 | UK Politics

The “woeful” lack of women in senior roles or writing front page stories at UK newspapers has been laid bare in a startling new report. Between Ju...

We Didn't Look Like Children Either, Brits Show Up Tabloids Over Child Refugee Photos

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 19.10.2016 | UK

British newspapers questioning the “real” ages of child refugees arriving in the UK from the Calais jungle camp have been condemned for their “d...

Daily Star Forced To Correct Claims 'UK Mosques Fundraised For Terror'

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 04.04.2016 | UK

The 'Daily Star on Sunday' has been forced to backtrack on a "significantly misleading" story that claimed UK mosques were "fundraising for terror". T...

'More Fun Than The Sun!' Daily Star Gleefully Hijacks 'Page 3'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK

As the apparent death knell for The Sun’s page 3 feature rings ever louder, a rival red-top has valiantly stepped into the breach. Although alre...

Journalist 'Paid Prison Officer' For Story About Bulger Killer

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.10.2014 | UK

James Bulger's killer's secret new identity was used by a tabloid reporter as a "codeword" to verify an anonymous source who rang up with stories abou...

UFO Moving 'Faster Than Sound' Caught On Camera

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 22.09.2014 | UK Tech

The latest UFO sighting comes courtesy of Lewis Rogers, who managed to snap the object while visiting a friend in Portsmouth. Speaking to the Daily...

Super TyphoonTo Destroy Christmas?

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 14.11.2013 | UK

AAAAAGGGGGHHHHH!!!!!! The massive and deadly typhoon that has killed tens of thousands of people, made countless more homeless and caused billions ...

Irish Paper Editor Steps Down Over Topless Kate Pics

PA | Posted 24.11.2012 | UK

The editor of the Irish Daily Star newspaper has resigned in the wake of the controversial publication of topless photographs of the Duchess of Cambri...

Brian Woolnough, Sunday Supplement Presenter, Dies

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 19.09.2012 | UK Sport

Brian Woolnough, the Daily Star's chief sports writer and presenter of Sky Sports' Sunday Supplement, has died aged 63. One of the most recognisabl...

'BROKEN HART' - Swedish Paper Takes Aim At British Tabloids

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 15.06.2012 | UK Sport

England hadn't beaten Sweden since 1968 until November's 1-0 friendly victory, and ahead of the nations' Euro 2012 encounter, Sportbladet have taken a...

The Press Needs to Put Its House in Order - but Regulation Is Not the Answer

Alexander Walters | Posted 12.03.2012 | UK Politics
Alexander Walters

Journalists have rarely ranked high in the affections of the British public. Occasionally venerated for noble efforts abroad or campaigns at home, they are mostly left to languish alongside society's bottom feeders - politicians, for example, or estate agents.

Richard Peppiatt: I Was Smeared By Northern & Shell, Hears Leveson Inquiry

Huffington Post UK | Huffington Post Reporter | Posted 29.01.2012 | UK

A former Daily Star reporter has accused Northern & Shell - owners of the newspaper - of launching a smear campaign against him. Richard Peppiatt t...

Journalistic Practice

Richard Peppiatt | Posted 06.12.2011 | UK
Richard Peppiatt

Beyond the headline grabbing revelations of phone hacking, this is the ethical rot that I urge you to consider Lord Leveson, because it undermines real journalism, it perverts social debate, it divides communities.

Reporter Tells Of 'Ethical Rot' In Newspapers As Leveson Inquiry Launches

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 06.12.2011 | UK

A former Daily Star reporter unleashed a highly critical assessment of Britain’s newspaper industry at the opening of the Leveson Inquiry today by s...

Tabloid Tossers - be Nice to us Hacks

Joe Mott | Posted 05.11.2011 | UK
Joe Mott

Not a week goes by without some other hack getting a kicking from the professionally disgusted of Twitter, spurred on by a small army of would-be writers, transparently jealous of their chosen target's success.

Front Pages: August 11, 2011

Huffington Post | Posted 10.10.2011 | UK

Many of tomorrow's front pages focus on the testimony of Tariq Jahan, whose son Haroon was killed in Birmingham last night. Most questioned how and...

Sunday Mirror Gets A Boost - But Are Readers Slipping Away?

Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 02.10.2011 | UK

The Sunday Mirror has won the battle to pick up former News of the World readers, with their circulation almost doubling in July. However, overall ...

SLIDESHOW: Tuesday's Front Pages: Look Ahead To Murdochs At Select Committee

The Huffington Post | Dina Rickman | Posted 17.09.2011 | UK

The majority of Tuesday's front pages lead with the phone hacking scandal - and the news of whistleblower Sean Hoare's death. The Express bucks the...

SLIDESHOW: Monday's Front Pages

Posted 09.09.2011 | UK

The fallout from the News of the World phone hacking scandal continues to dominate the majority of the UK's front pages tonight. However, other storie...