Resuming my blogging journey - and bringing back some bad habits

Jamie Lewis | Posted 20.01.2017 | UK
Jamie Lewis

I used this blog a long time ago to write about mental health, covering everything from OCD to Schizophrenia. The response I got was unbelievable and ...

WE Hold YOU to Account: Why the Broadcasters Need to Send a Clear Message to David Cameron

David Mooney | Posted 17.05.2015 | UK Politics
David Mooney

The situation surrounding Prime Minister David Cameron and the will-he-won't-he with the TV election debates is fairly amusing from the outside, but it provides a huge insight into how politicians actually view the press.

The Language of a Journalist: Top Five Lines

Stephen Hamilton | Posted 10.09.2014 | UK Comedy
Stephen Hamilton

I fell backwards into journalism. I planned on embarking on another path, well off track, as I had two choices: (1) to study psychology or (2) to study psychiatry. As you can guess I chose neither as I couldn't make my mind up.

Why I Can't Keep Schtum on Liz Jones

Christina Franks | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK Entertainment
Christina Franks

It is with a degree of trepidation that I find myself coming to the defence of a woman who many believe is indefensible. In any case, under normal circumstances she can more than speak for herself.

I Thought I Was a Journalist, Then I Went to Uni

Phoebe Parke | Posted 19.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Phoebe Parke

Within hours of starting my MA I had decided to abandon my dreams of becoming a real life Miranda Priestly**, and was so captivated by my tutor's accounts of the life of a real hack that nothing but a career on a bustling news desk would do.

The Dark Side of Social Media - My Story

Charlie O'Brien | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Charlie O'Brien

With constant stories in the media of trolling and abuse on social media sites - I've decided it's time to tell my story of how I got caught up in a dark and elaborate 20 month long hoax at the hands of one twitter follower

Young Journalist Dies 'From Hypothermia' After Sleeping Rough For Channel 4 Job Application

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.04.2013 | UK

UPDATE: Two men aged 26 and 30 have been arrested in connection with the death of Mr Halpin. Northumbria Police said the men were arrested on suspicio...

Is Unpaid Work Building a Wall Around the Creative Industries?

Lewis Shepherd | Posted 05.02.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Lewis Shepherd

For those who want to work in television, radio, PR or as journalists, they all have to undergo the same routine. For many recent graduates out there wanting to forge a career in their chosen industry doing this type of unpaid work, in some cases for up to 12 months, just isn't practical as it's just not financially viable.

Death of a Family - the Colombia Way

Jonathan Rayner | Posted 28.10.2012 | UK Politics
Jonathan Rayner

First they killed Omairi's daughter. The paramilitaries meant to kill her husband, a journalist who was exposing corruption in Colombia, South America. They bungled the assassination and he survived, but their daughter died.

Plagiarism and Media: Strange Bedfellows or Necessary Partners

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 13.10.2012 | UK
Preetam Kaushik

What's the hot news in town apart from Mitt Romney picking his running mate? It is of course the latest plagiarism scandal involving no less than the celebrated liberal media columnist, Fareed Zakaria. Zakaria, who is the editor at large for Time Magazine and host of a popular newsy talk show on the partner site, CNN, was found to have lifted an entire paragraph of material from another journalist without citing it or attributing it.

WATCH: Cat Surprises Reporter

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 10.07.2012 | UK Comedy

We love a good reporter blooper here at Huffington Post UK Comedy - see our 'Reporters, Interrupted' video gallery below for proof - and happily, this...

WATCH: Reporter Attacked By Angry Llama

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 04.07.2012 | UK Comedy

Not every video we post here on The Huffington Post UK is brand spanking new uber-viral hot-off-the-metaphorical-press gold - sometimes, we delve into...

WATCH: 16 Classic News Reporter Fails

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 02.07.2012 | UK Comedy

In Britain, we call them gaffes. In America, they call them bloopers. As for the internet... well, the internet calls them fails, because, you know, t...

WATCH: Zombie Appears Behind 'Channel 4 News' Presenter

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 27.03.2012 | UK Comedy

Most of the time, being a news anchor is a relatively simple affair. You read the news, you interview someone, you shuffle your papers, you sign off. ...

Jamie Oliver: How Can a Celebrity Chef Manage Their Weight?

Dr Khandee Ahnaimugan | Posted 23.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Khandee Ahnaimugan

Jamie Oliver was recently in the news after an Australian journalist asked him about his weight. But this begs the question: how does a celebrity chef lose or manage their weight?

BBC Journalists' Families Caught Up in 'Campaign of Intimidation'

Helena Williams | Posted 08.04.2012 | UK Politics
Helena Williams

Staff of the BBC Persian service said that recently, several friends and relatives of employees living in Iran have been arrested, interrogated and detained in a "campaign of intimidation" leading up to the parliamentary elections and amid escalating political tensions between Iran and the United Kingdom.

WATCH: Reporter, Interrupted

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 31.01.2012 | UK Comedy

Poor Bill O'Neil. His live report from Winston-Salem, North Carolina for local news service WXII 12 was going so well... until a passer-by wandered in...

Hunger Strike Speaks of Downward Spiral in Budapest

Rosie Scammell | Posted 25.03.2012 | UK
Rosie Scammell

A hunger strike sparked by one blurred face on national television has captured the wave of discontent spreading across Hungary, a country in the heart of Europe but far from the minds of its neighbours.

WATCH: The Cutest News Report Ever

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 20.01.2012 | UK Comedy

Franny and Sofia might not have gone to journalism school yet, but there's not denying their natural talent on screen. Just look at them hosting T...

Brixton Unrest: 'The Police Are Probably The Biggest Armed Gang In This Area'

Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 09.08.2011 | UK

Editor's Note: The Huffington Post's editorial policy prohibits the promotion of incitement to riot. It has been brought to our attention that some of...