The rise of comedian politicians
6 August 2020
As more and more comedians find success in the political arena, Rhian Jones lists some of the most prominent examples of satirists turned statesmen
How Corbyn unmasked comedy
31 July 2020
Juliet Jacques argues that the way comedians treated Jeremy Corbyn demolished their anti-establishment credentials
Streaming across borders
4 October 2019
Siobhán McGuirk considers the role of companies like Netflix in widening access to the TV we consume
How television informs our ideas about class
3 October 2019
From Jeremy Kyle to Fleabag, popular television profoundly shapes our ideas about class. It’s time for alternative visions, both behind and on our screens, argues Beth Johnson.
BBC: the case for reform
1 October 2019
Perceptions of bias at the BBC are on the rise. Natalie Fenton, chair of the Media Reform Coalition, puts forward the case for reform.