Nick Cohen

Nick Cohen

Celebrity presenters such as Jon Snow reject impartiality. But the news must not be twisted

Press officers and PRs are corrupting public life. Journalists must lead a revolt against this pestilential trade

The web has ushered in a new era of journalism-but left a gaping hole in the coverage of vital local news

In Darren Aronofsky’s Noah God punishes humanity for its crimes against the environment

From the First World War to the rise of radical Islam, catastrophes cannot be treated like ordinary problems

Sherlock substitutes the jitters of the internet for the storytelling that made the world fall in love with Holmes

The corporation and right-wing newspapers must stick together for the sake of media freedom

The apologetics over John Stuart Mill’s shocking attitudes towards foreigners is the only thing that lets down Georgios Varouxakis’s otherwise excellent study of the political philosopher

The constant attacks on the tabloids by the Left and on the BBC by the Right are leading to censorship

The establishment hid Cyril Smith’s crimes. Imagine what they will do when the press is state-regulated