Alan Rusbridger, The Guardian

Alan Rusbridger

The Guardian

United Kingdom

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Past articles by Alan:

Eamonn McCabe obituary

Award-winning photographer and picture editor with a unique way of seeing and framing the world → Read More

Ukrayinska Pravda editor Sevgil Musaieva: “I didn’t even have the chance to cry”

The editor of one of the most visited websites in Ukraine on reporting in wartime → Read More

Christ Church’s internecine war is a huge failure of governance

The Oxford college’s vast expenditure of charitable funds to try to dislodge its own dean could have serious repercussions, says Alan Rusbridger → Read More

The BBC has blundered. But its enemies must not be free to define its future

Lord Dyson was rightly scathing of the Martin Bashir saga, but those calling for the corporation’s reform should first check their own ethics → Read More

Two Centuries of ‘The Guardian’

The Guardian has never been much of a business. Its owners never got rich; in fact, they gave the newspaper away. Its history is peppered with financial → Read More

‘It was exhilarating’: how the Guardian went digital – and global

Former editor Alan Rusbridger looks back on the dawning realisation that news was about to change forever → Read More

The inside story of how we reached the Facebook-Trump verdict

I am a member of Facebook’s oversight board. Here’s why we decided to continue his suspension from Facebook → Read More

Roy Greenslade's support for the IRA and the difficult questions it raises

This newspaper’s former media commentator should have been transparent about his sympathies, says the former Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger → Read More

It will come as a surprise to some, but even Meghan has a right to her privacy

The high court has ruled in no uncertain terms that a public interest defence isn’t about the public being interested → Read More

The threats to tear down the BBC have not gone away. Watch this space

Amid the information chaos of Covid, the national broadcaster is more vital than ever → Read More

Should journalists stop relying so much on anonymous sources?

Eroding trust in traditional news, or essential to landing public interest stories? Two contributors discuss where to draw the line on unnamed voices → Read More

Harold Evans taught us what journalism at its best can achieve

In an era where polarised views can trump news, the legendary editor’s death is a reminder that facts and evidence matter, says former Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger → Read More

SAGE coronavirus expert: We’ve had an epidemic that to some degree could have been avoided

Jeremy Farrar explains why humanity may simply have to learn to live with Covid-19, why he wishes there were *more* government advisers in scientific meetings—and why he thinks it is still too early to reopen schools → Read More

This is a key moment in the public's view of mainstream news

The pandemic could be a crucial time to recast the uneasy relationship between the public and the traditional media → Read More

Amid our fear, we’re rediscovering utopian hopes of a connected world

The coronavirus blitz spirit has focused our interest on networks that make us stronger – the NHS, the BBC and the internet itself → Read More

The tawdry secrets behind the press campaign to deny Tom Watson a peerage

Elements of the press attacking the former Labour MP’s elevation to the Lords have interests to declare, says the former Guardian editor-in-chief Alan Rusbridger → Read More

Will we just accept our loss of privacy, or has the techlash already begun?

Not so long ago we searched Google. Now we seem quite happy to let Google search us → Read More

There’s a reason why the royals are demonised. But you won’t read all about it

Who really knows what is going on with Harry and Meghan? But we can be sure the storytellers, the press, are hardly disinterested observers → Read More

End front-page falsehoods and regain the public’s trust

Any vote on Britain’s future relies on the press presenting people with plain facts → Read More

Schubertiade festival review – Levit and Feng dazzle amid outstanding talent

The festival sticks closely to its relatively narrow musical margins, but with world-class musicians offering fresh insights into familiar works, there was plenty to intrigue and move audiences → Read More