Nick Cohen

Don’t Blame It on Kirstie

TV’s property queen was ridiculed, but she was only talking to her audience without humbug

They Who Speak for England

Nick Cohen: Crisis and scandal have confirmed voters’ suspicions about their rulers. We are witnessing a taxpayers’ revolt

The End of Investigation

When newspapers go under, the independence of the BBC will follow

The Golden Age of Conspiracy

They know who really killed JFK and Diana — many of us believe them. Who are these peddlers of paranoia? asks Nick Cohen

Naked Untruth

The people behind BBC's Horizon abandon scientific discovery for cheap - and inaccurate - thrills

Fear and Filth at Brown’s Number 10

The Prime Minister has surrounded himself with attack dogs who undermine rival politicians and critical journalists

Net Losses in the Newsroom

TV journalists should start to worry. Their fate may be as grim as that of the press

Up the Amazon Without a Clue

Documentaries now focus on the emotions of the presenter. There's nothing good to be said for this

Living off their Writs

The Islam Channel employs a ‘‘rapid rebuttal service’’ run by top libel lawyers. Why?

Leaving God Out of It

The Devil's Whore fails to acknowledge the role of religious passions in the Civil War

Underrated: Abroad

The ravenous longing for the infinite possibilities of “otherwhere”

The king of cakes

"Yuletide revels were designed to see you through the dark days — and how dark they seem today"