Saturday Night Live’s portrayal of the Republican candidate for President shows the limits of comedy’s power

Lionel Shriver is right: “cultural appropriation” is an idea that fatally suffocates writers and artists

Supporters of Donald Trump and Jeremy Corbyn share an aversion to journalists — and the truth

Russell T. Davies’s banal sanitisation of A Midsummer Night’s Dream is typical of modern censorship

In attacking the BBC, the Right is apeing outdated Marxist thinking rather than searching for the truth

The oppressed are not always virtuous. The sooner the Left realises its mistake the better

As the BBC version of The Night Manager shows, the novelist has become his own tribute band

Universities are misselling careers in ‘industries’ that have no jobs to offer. How long before the scandal breaks?

Most of the rules enforced by pedants are pointless or outdated. But here are a few that may be useful

Direct funding, not tax breaks to be exploited by accountants, is the best way for government to help the arts