By Michael Wolff: Among the major institutions in the world most inclined to self-scrutiny and self-criticism are the BBC and the New York Times. This is not to say that they are transparent or self-aware, but, rather, achingly self-conscious, consumed by the scrutiny of others.
By Costas Panayotakis: In an editorial published on October 29, 2012 The New York Times rightly criticizes the prosecution of Greek investigative journalist Kostas Vaxevanis, who published the names contained in a list of Greek citizens who had Swiss bank accounts and some of whom may have been guilty of tax evasion.
By Lisa O'Carroll: Joe Nocera asks why ex-BBC director general did not order inquiry after learning of Newsnight programme on presenter.
By PA: Further doubts have been expressed about whether former BBC director-general Mark Thompson is a suitable figure to take over as the new chief executive ...
By Ryan Chittum: CNBC’s Becky Quick thinks, wrongly, the economist is alone in debunking “fiscal crisis”.
By Rosie Gray: The Northeast is taking shelter from today’s uncertainty and furor today beneath what has emerged as a key security blanket for this embattled region: Nate Silver’s blog.