Roy Greenslade, The Guardian

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Past articles by Roy:

Why our newspapers might not survive the contagion of coronavirus

Print has been defying predictions of doom for two decades. But this pandemic is likely to finish off many titles → Read More

With parliament in recess, the press has a vital role in holding the government to account

With parliament in recess, the press has a vital role in holding the government to account → Read More

UK national newspaper sales plummet under Covid-19 lockdown

Fears for jobs as print sales drop by as much as 30% after thousands of newsagents close → Read More

It's time to break the silence about Mirror phone hacking

The paper’s current owner should be open about the past and settle the hacking claims → Read More

Barclay brothers face struggle to sell the Telegraph titles

Slavish support for Boris Johnson has turned the once-great newspapers into a joke → Read More

Boris Johnson is the ultimate purveyor of fake news

The ‘brilliant entertainer’, aware of the tricks of his old trade, is doing everything to avoid being subject to its wiles → Read More

Times Radio will be a difficult trick to pull off, even for Rupert Murdoch

If the new station is to be a genuine alternative to the BBC it can’t afford to be seen as Fox News lite, says media columnist Roy Greenslade → Read More

Press freedom is at risk if we allow Julian Assange's extradition

The aim of the charges is to halt whistleblowers and stop journalists giving them a platform → Read More

Migrants are off the agenda for the UK press, but the damage is done

The Express and Mail headlines have gone, but the deep divisions they caused are the real crisis → Read More

It’s time to boost the government’s puny aid for local journalism

Industry schemes have been encouraging, but understaffed newsrooms face a real crisis → Read More

The media like to rock the royal boat – but they won’t sink it

They may have turned against some royals, but editors have no appetite for a republic → Read More

Lobby journalists should stop racing to tweet the news

Breaking stories on social media is the new form of scoop journalism and is just as worthless → Read More

Frank Giles obituary

Editor of the Sunday Times who was at the helm during the fake Hitler diaries scandal of 1983 → Read More

Brexit bias? BBC faces difficult balancing act in polarised nation

There has been a marked rise in complaints as the corporation tries its best to remain impartial → Read More

Paul Dacre's position at Mail in doubt after attack on Geordie Greig

Senior executives at paper’s parent company furious at former editor’s remarks → Read More

Dominic Cummings’s big ego has been a gift for the press

The outspoken adviser couldn’t care less about being revealed as the source of a ‘leak’ → Read More

The DUP’s support for Soldier F protests shows how extreme it is

Arlene Foster says people have the ‘right to support’ a soldier charged with two Bloody Sunday murders, says Guardian columnist Roy Greenslade → Read More

Why death of war reporter Christopher Allen must be made visible

Allowing tragic murder to pass without rigorous investigation is to sanction killing of journalist → Read More

Here’s why local journalism must find a way to survive

A paper that uncovered historic abuse shows the value of regional reporting → Read More

Did Liverpool’s Sun boycott result in a remain vote? It’s a neat, if flawed, theory

A study suggests that in turning against the paper after Hillsborough, Liverpool also rejected its anti-EU stance, says journalism professor Roy Greenslade → Read More