The BBC has never championed 'speaking truth to power' and its capacity for critical journalism is weaker than ever.
When people are no longer in control of their own lives, they can resist by mastering their own deaths. In 2012 the hunger strike was deployed as a mode of resistance among migrants in Danish asylum camps and a political prisoner in Bahrain; the Danish media reacted in interesting ways.
British media present a vision of Africa stripped of context, the plaything of Western political agendas.
With elites languishing in a state of decadence, what should the role of art be in reflecting and challenging the world?
Democratic media activism has flourished in Canada over the last decade, finally taking its place alongside other movements for social change.
Portrayals of female fans in the media and elsewhere have always erred towards the sensational, drawing on women’s sexuality - whether too much or too little - and our apparent inability to differentiate between reality and fiction.
Glenn Greenwald in conversation with author and media activist Michael Albert on the problems of doing critical journalism in a world of corporate media.
With the death of Ariel Sharon fresh in our minds now is an opportune moment to ask, how does the British press treat prominent political figures responsible for war crimes?
Journalists and newspapers remain in the vanguard of the Coalition's ‘war against welfare’, which, if successful, will effectively mark the end of the postwar social contract between the people and the state.
We talked to Samantha Asumadu, a documentary filmmaker, former journalist and campaigner about her project Media Diversified, which tackles the lack of diversity in UK media and the ubiquity of whiteness it both reflects and perpetuates.