UK Newspapers

Daily Mail Accused Of 'Casual Homophobia' Because Of These Two Headlines

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 17.08.2016 | UK

A Daily Mail front page showing two Olympians kissing has been called out for what critics called the paper’s “casual homophobia”. The third edi...

14 #BossMoves To Deal With An Influential/Celebrity Troll, When You're Influential Too...

Marsha Wright | Posted 17.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Marsha Wright

Sometimes it's hard to understand why they're attacking you, and it's bad enough when the keyboard warriors come for you in their scores... but what if a fandom comes for you? What if it's a celebrity you respect? What if someone says something that could really affect your brand? What if they try to destroy you, your business, your puppy, and the horse you rode in on?

70,000 People Want Sun And Daily Mail Advertisers To Stop 'Funding Hate'

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 16.08.2016 | UK

An online campaign trying to stop advertisers from “funding hate” in three British newspapers has gained 70,000 likes on Facebook in just seven da...

Daily Mail Calls HIV Prevention A 'Lifestyle Drug', MP Calls Their Story 'Dangerous Shit'

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 03.08.2016 | UK

The Daily Mail has been accused of “outright homophobia” after describing a revolutionary pill that could eradicate HIV as a “lifestyle drug”....

If You Voted 'Remain' There's A New Newspaper Coming Out Just For You

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 08.07.2016 | UK

A new weekly newspaper is launching on Friday to give a voice to “dismayed” EU Referendum ‘Remain’ voters. The New European is aimed at the 48...

German Newspaper Promises To Acknowledge 1966 World Cup Goal If Britain Votes Remain

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 23.06.2016 | UK

German tabloid Bild has promised to acknowledge England's controversial goal in the 1966 World Cup if Britain votes to stay in the EU, as UK newspaper...

These Are The British Newspapers Backing Brexit

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 22.06.2016 | UK

The Daily Mail and the Daily Mirror are the latest newspapers to announce their stance on the EU Referendum and Brexit. Our list below reveals the sta...

EU Referendum Result Won't Matter To Rupert Murdoch As He'll Be Winning Either Way

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 20.06.2016 | UK

Rupert Murdoch can claim “victory” no matter which side wins the EU referendum on Thursday, according to the former editor of a national newspaper...

Why Trust in the Media Matters

Ed Williams | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK
Ed Williams

In Britain, it's a mixed story of trust in media. The Edelman Trust Barometer - an annual survey of how much we believe the major institutions which govern our lives will "do the right thing"- suggests a large number of us simply don't.

New Day Editor Snipes At Critics With Euthanasia Gag In Paper's Final Issue

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 06.05.2016 | UK

The editor of a national newspaper that was forced to close just nine weeks after opening has hit back at her critics, saying they are entitled to the...

If You Don't Like Media Sexism, Stand Up And Change It, Says Sara Pascoe

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 30.04.2016 | UK

Counting 56 pictures of women in their underwear on a single escalator at Oxford Circus station is one of the reasons Sara Pascoe felt she had to writ...

Why The Press Is 'Desperate' To Report Celebrity Threesome But Not Interested In Minister's Escort

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 18.04.2016 | UK

Privacy campaigners are asking why newspapers are so eager to reveal the identities of a celebrity couple involved in an extramarital threesome, yet r...

Ex-Tabloid Editor Turns Tables On BBC In Extraordinary Today Show Clash

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 13.04.2016 | UK

A former tabloid editor has accused the BBC of a "conspiracy" against newspapers in an explosive live interview with Nick Robinson on the Today progra...

The Final Issue Of The Independent On Sunday Is Making A Lot Of Journalists Very Sad

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 20.03.2016 | UK

Journalists including Robert Peston have lamented the "tragedy" of The Independent On Sunday's closure, as the title closes its print version and move...

The Difficulties Young People Face as a Result of Osborne's Cuts

Greg Bennett | Posted 17.03.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Greg Bennett

The first Budget of 2016 was announced in parliament yesterday amidst the uproar that one can expect every time George Osborne makes a public appearance. - Although it doesn't cease when he's hidden behind the big shiny door of number 11 either.

No More Page 3 Is Back With A Hilarious Takedown Of Newspaper Sexism

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 10.03.2016 | UK

The campaigners who claimed victory after the Sun newspaper dropped its Page 3 topless models are back. No More Page 3, which called for an end to ...

5 Things We Can Learn From New Day

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 29.02.2016 | UK

The first issue of New Day is hot off the press and being given out free for the first day. Many people have already praised the new paper for its ...

Bye Bye Indie

John Watson | Posted 18.02.2016 | UK
John Watson

The numbers are striking enough. Circulation down from 428,000 at its peak to a current 28,000. No wonder that the broadsheet version of the Independent is being withdrawn. Figures at other newspapers tell much the same story.

Newspapers Might Be Dying but It Doesn't Have to Be Quick

Alan Grant | Posted 16.02.2016 | UK
Alan Grant

As much some who live in the post-Leveson era are unkind to the newspapers and pour scorn upon them for bias, sensationalism and selective reporting - they are still worth defending. There is something relaxing about a newspaper in the way that it requires our undivided attention to use properly because when devouring news online we can become distracted by texts, tweets, pop-ups and other modern day nuisances.

Today's Newspapers Say It All On Terry Wogan's Death

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 01.02.2016 | UK

Britain's newspapers have honoured the late Terry Wogan with a series of front pages thanking the broadcaster for "being our friend". Wogan, who di...

Congratulations to the Media and Politicians for Helping Demonise Muslims!

Ajmal Masroor | Posted 29.12.2015 | UK Politics
Ajmal Masroor

The consequence of this portrayal was written on the wall in bold and brightly coloured letters: Muslims will become victims of terrible crimes motivated by racism and Islamophobia if this media onslaught continues. The media did not pay heed to those warnings, and that has happened, exactly as it was predicted.

Phone Hacking Investigation - £50million Spent for What?

Neil Wallis | Posted 11.12.2015 | UK
Neil Wallis

Almost £50million of taxpayers money, hundreds of police tied up for years, many journalists' lives and careers ruined... all for one (and a bit) guilty verdicts. Let's get one thing clear - phone-hacking was utterly wrong, morally appalling, and the criminals who did it deserved to be properly punished.

Why Do the Media Ignore Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse?

Tom Leavesley | Posted 01.12.2015 | UK
Tom Leavesley

We need more male survivors of childhood sexual abuse to come forward and we need the media to report their stories. Boys and young men need role models too, so it is time to ask the question, why do the media ignore male survivors?

Louise Ridley

Britain's Newspapers 'Systematically Undermined' Jeremy Corbyn From The Start, Research Claims

HuffingtonPost.com | Louise Ridley | Posted 27.11.2015 | UK

The British press "systematically undermined" Jeremy Corbyn with an onslaught of negative media coverage in his first week as Labour leader, new resea...

Jeremy Corbyn Has Given The Press Something To Be Very Thankful For

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 12.10.2015 | UK

Jeremy Corbyn has had an awkward relationship with the media, but it seems that some newspapers should be very grateful for his surprise rise to power...