Newspapers don't just report the facts
Journalists in exile
Every year, dozens of journalists are forced to leave their home country under threat of imprisonment, torture, violence, or even death
Telling the truth
Who do we think are the most trustworthy people?
Why Blog del Narco has become the most important website in Mexico
The power of the drug cartels has forced Mexico's media into silence - but Blog del Narco details their activities and atrocities
A surprising tale of three catastrophic photographs
A world-renowned war photographer includes inspiration and hope in his photographs
Journalists in prison
Free speech is not guaranteed in every country. Around the world, 124 journalists were jailed on 'anti-state' charges.
Journalists in danger
Every year journalists and their support workers face serious dangers while doing their jobs.
When does a tabloid become crude propaganda?
When it starts printing it, says Charlie Brooker
I am ashamed to call myself a journalist
When radio journalist John Darvall became part of a news story he lost faith in the ability of his profession to get importantly facts straight.
Farewell to America
Journalist Gary Younge reflects on his 12 years reporting on the United States and the 'gruesome certainty' that another black man will be killed by law officers.
Reporter's dilemma: 'Elation and unease' at helping Pakistan flood child
Is it right for a journalist to intervene to help a dying baby? What about all the other people needing help?
The unique advantage of female war reporters in Muslim countries
Most of the first correspondents to file reports from Gaza when the latest conflict began were women - and that's not surprising
Our shameful hierarchy - some deaths matter more than others
Why is the slaughter at the Boston marathon more shocking or newsworthy than the deaths in Iraq?
The citizen reporters covering ground professional journalists cannot tread
New digital technology is enabling volunteer journalists around the world to uncover stories of political injustice and corruption.
Humanity is better than the media suggests
The media could help us to understand what we share with other people and cultures if only it focused more on the good news
What are you like?
What's the truth about young people today? It's not what newspapers tell us
Despite media scandals, trust has actually increased
How the media portrays teenage boys affects our opinions of them
It's time the media treated Muslims fairly
Nearly all news stories about Muslims are negative. This acceptable form of bigotry is tearing society apart.
Christian news coverage is unfair
Lauren is fed up with the media only covering the bad bits of the Christian church, and thinks it should focus more on the good things it does too
The demonisation of the disabled is a chilling sign of our times
Journalists and politicians are portraying disabled people as scroungers
Trust in the media
People are increasingly concerned about the spread of misinformation
A cartoonist's response to the Charlie Hebdo attacks
The acclaimed graphic artist and journalist Joe Sacco on the limits of satire - and what it means if Muslims don't find it funny
Coming out - is it always something to celebrate?
Positive role models are an important part of all our lives - we should praise those who 'come out' but also those who never hid their sexuality