Topic archives: The Guardian

Guardian’s Observer on the chopping block

August 2, 2009

With finances plumbing new lows, the Guardian Media Group is considering closing its iconic Sunday paper The Observer after 218 years of publication in favour of a new magazine published on a Thursday.

Guardian winning the online tweet-war

July 20, 2009

Stories from The Guardian have been tweeted 328,288 times over the last four months -- head-and-shoulders above any other British newspaper site. Just what are they doing so right?

Why investigative journalism needs … investigating

July 14, 2009 6

The really shocking aspect of the News International phone hacking revelations is that they have appeared in public, argues Crikey publisher Eric Beecher. The cat is out of the bag.

Guardian declares war on News International

July 14, 2009

Under the wily hand of editor Alan Rusbridger, the Guardian has obviously decided to roast News International slowly, writes Alex Mitchell from London.

What News won’t tell you about their hush-money payout

What News won’t tell you about their hush-money payout

July 9, 2009

Murdoch's News Group Newspapers has paid out more than £1m to settle legal cases over journalists' involvement in criminal methods to dig dirt on politicians and celebrities. Don't expect to read about it in The Oz...

Revealed: Murdoch papers paid £1m to keep phone-hacked victims quiet

July 9, 2009

A Guardian exclusive: News Group Newspapers have paid out-of-court settlements to cover up journalists' "repeated involvement in the use of criminal methods to get stories."

Lessons from Guardian‘s people power test

June 24, 2009

The MP expenses scandal was a big story to cover. How'd The Guardiancope? By putting the public-records dump online and asking readers to sift. Brilliant, says Michael Anderson.

Guardian harnesses people power for MP expenses investigation

June 23, 2009

Almost 20,000 have answered The Guardian's call for a hand to sort through the 457,153 pages of British MP expense claims.

The Guardian‘s Marx-Engels model

June 15, 2009

In much the same way that Engels subsidised Marx’s writing career by managing factories in Manchester, Guardian Media Group are supposed to safeguard the Guardian "in perpetuity". It's a model that has come under some stress lately, says Peter Kirwan, but it's one that works.

The PM, the newspaper and the failed putsch

The PM, the newspaper and the failed putsch

June 12, 2009

A week ago today, the strongly pro-Labour Guardian newspaper ran a full-page editorial calling for the Prime Minister to go. Good journalistic practice or an abuse of its position? asks Stephen Glover.