UK Newspapers

Who Reads The Papers?

Ben Mirza | Posted 01.03.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ben Mirza

Social and political leanings dictate who reads what, and here's a rundown of which newspapers appeal to which people.

Student Tabloid Journalism

Hesham Mashhour | Posted 23.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Hesham Mashhour

"By giving us the opinions of the uneducated, journalism keeps us in touch with the ignorance of the community". So said Oscar Wilde and, thanks to the efforts of The Tab, these words sadly now seem to ring true.

Weird and Wonderful Headlines Highlight the Diversity of a Consumer-Driven Sector

Mark Braund | Posted 19.02.2014 | UK
Mark Braund

Working within a technology focused area; it is vital to keep up to speed on the latest news and developments in global technology. This can cover a very broad spectrum of information sources and inevitably each week there are tech stories that literally defy belief.

The Dangers of Fast Fingers - Why We Must All Learn the Basics of Media Law

Sam Blackledge | Posted 01.02.2014 | UK
Sam Blackledge

The freedom and sense of community that comes with social networking is a wonderful thing, perhaps the most wonderful thing of the online age. But it comes with responsibility. If you intend to write about current affairs, publishing your unmoderated comments to however many pairs of eyes around the world, you must have an understanding of what you can and cannot say. It is no longer good enough to simply say "I didn't realise."

David Cameron Will Not Back Ban On Page 3 Despite Campaign Against Online Porn

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 22.11.2013 | UK

The Prime Minister, who has been vocal in his support of a campaign to ban online pornography, has reiterated his stance on opposing a ban on Page 3, ...

Monday's Top Stories

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.11.2013 | UK

GOOGLE TO BLOCK ABUSE WEB SEARCHES Internet searches for child abuse images are to be blocked for the first time by Microsoft and Google after months...

Alastair Campbell Attacks Dacre And Murdoch

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 13.11.2013 | UK

The era in which British newspapers are dominated by barons such as Paul Dacre and Rupert Murdoch is coming to an end, according to former Downing Str...

Niche Websites, Blogs and Magazines Should Come Together to Create Journalism That Can Make a Difference

Jon Vale | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech
Jon Vale

The medley of today's media is unprecedented. While Britain's biggest publishers find themselves in similarly unparalleled levels of turmoil - shrinking revenue, the threat of state regulation, and a growing tendency to aim their guns at each other - the range of outlets beneath them is fragmenting like light through a prism.

Read All About It...(While You Still Can)

Emily Stacey | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Emily Stacey

The fact is that many journalists see regulation, whether self or statuary, as 'crossing the Rubicon' and an invasion into the historic traditions of the British free press. Statuary regulation conjured up by the government in the interests of the politicians? Not under our watch.

Queen Signs Royal Charter On Press Regulation

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 30.10.2013 | UK

A Royal Charter governing the regulation of Britain's press has been signed by The Queen despite a late attempt to stop the motion via a legal injunct...

Court Rejects Newspapers' 'Weak' Argument Against Press Regulation

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.10.2013 | UK

Furious newspaper publishers are considering an urgent appeal after the High Court rejected their bid to block a new cross-party royal charter to regu...

Here Is The Mundane News: Splendidly Unremarkable NIBs & Headlines

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.12.2013 | UK

Facebook was on Thursday awash with the revelation that Llwchwr Town Council is considering purchasing a colour photocopier. The news-in-brief ite...

PICTURES: UK Picture Editors' Guild Awards 2013 Finalists Announced

The Huffington Post | Elliot Wagland | Posted 22.10.2013 | UK

UK Picture Editors’ Guild Awards have announced the finalist in this year's competition. Over 400 press photographers across the country, submitt...

Ned Simons

Senior MP Says 'One Man One Newspaper' Should Be The Rule

HuffingtonPost.com | Ned Simons | Posted 16.10.2013 | UK Politics

The chairman of the Commons political and constitutional reform committee has warned that the controversial cross-party plan to regulate the press agr...

Proposals For Royal Charter On Press Regulation Criticised By Newspaper Industry

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 11.10.2013 | UK

The revamped proposals for the Royal Charter to regulate the press have been criticised by members of the newspaper industry, with opponents saying th...

Monsters in the Media: Mental Health Patients Are Often the Hunted, not the Hunters

Rachel Egan | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Rachel Egan

The Sun newspaper showed no signs of changing its relentless ignorance this week as it stormed straight into the spotlight just a few days before Worl...

British Public Refuses to Urinate on Burning Daily Mail Offices

Will Porter | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Comedy
Will Porter

If he was right and you could judge a man by the generation before them that would surely mean writing for the Daily Mail made him a Hitler loving anti-Semite. At this point he defecated in his own pants and started flinging his faeces around the newsroom.

Why Do These People Hate the Daily Express?

Michael Allen | Posted 25.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Michael Allen

Chris Coltrane, 31, a stand-up comedian and UK Uncut member, told me why he came to the protest. "The Daily Express is entitled to its own opinions but the Daily Express is not entitled to its own facts," he said.

Spike the Gloom - Journalism Has a Bright Future

The Conversation UK | Posted 06.11.2013 | UK
The Conversation UK

Whenever more than two journalists gather together to discuss the future of their business, the dialogue is usually depressing. This prevailing pessimism must change: we need a new conversation about what's happening to news. What's happening is better than many journalists think.

Paper Shortage Shuts Down Venezuelan Newspapers

ITN | Posted 09.11.2013 | UK

More than half of Venezuela's local newspapers are apparently just weeks from going out of business due to a dwindling newsprint supply....

REVIEW: Here's The World According To The Sunday Newspapers

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK

This weekend's newspapers are packed with stories from new details on the dramatic burglary attempt at Buckingham Palace to the sex life Arsenal's lat...

REVIEW: Here's The World According To The Sunday Newspapers

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK

This weekend's newspapers are packed with stories from new details on the dramatic burglary attempt at Buckingham Palace to the sex life Arsenal's lat...

Why Kevin Spacey Should Become a Newspaper Editor

Grant Feller | Posted 23.10.2013 | UK Entertainment
Grant Feller

Kevin Spacey, alias fiendish Keyser Soze from The Usual Suspects, will no doubt always be remembered for one of the great lines of cinema: 'The greate...

Narrative by Numbers: The Production Line of Storytelling

Mark Borkowski | Posted 12.10.2013 | UK
Mark Borkowski

I've been preaching about the power of stories for years, but it was only around the turn of this decade that it became generally a faddish topic. I was happy when it did - for too long, clients of mine had been unable to see beyond their next ad deadline.

Even After the Irish Edition Drops Topless Page 3, The Sun Et Al Still Don't Get Responsible Journalism

Justin Cash | Posted 08.10.2013 | UK
Justin Cash

What concerns me far more is that this amounts to little more than drop in the ocean when placed next to the mind-numbing, anti-intellectual, fact deficient bloviating peddled by most redtops.