media coronavirus coverage

Why was early coronavirus coverage so lazy? The media’s insatiable thirst for political correctness

29 March 2020 7:08 am

When the media views its entire mission through a lens of meting out social justice while presenting itself as the…

Why the coronavirus crisis could peak sooner than expected

28 March 2020 9:30 pm

The government is adjusting to the reality of dealing with the coronavirus crisis, while three of its most important figures…

Putin's plan to exploit coronavirus

28 March 2020 8:00 pm

Vladimir Putin knows a thing or two about a crisis, having caused a number of them over recent years. And…

Foreign language TV is without the political correctness spoiling English drama

28 March 2020 6:55 pm

Every cloud has a silver lining. Never again are you likely to have a better opportunity to catch up with…

Boris can learn from Churchill as he battles coronavirus

28 March 2020 2:46 am

As Boris Johnson self-isolates for seven days after testing positive for coronavirus, he must follow the example of his hero,…

Derbyshire police should leave those dog walkers alone

27 March 2020 11:24 pm

The vast majority of Brits are behaving sensibly in this Covid-19 lockdown. It’s a shame the same can’t be said…

What Boris Johnson's coronavirus diagnosis means for the government

27 March 2020 10:31 pm

Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus. The Prime Minister took a test for the virus on Thursday at the…

Corbyn is wrong to say coronavirus proves the need for socialism

27 March 2020 9:04 pm

Jeremy Corbyn’s claim that the Conservative government’s economic response to the coronavirus package shows that his policies were right proves…

Coronavirus is forcing Biden to borrow from Trump's campaign playbook

27 March 2020 7:11 pm

What does a leading U.S. presidential candidate do when a deadly and highly contagious virus is spreading throughout the mainland…

The latest gender studies literature is indistinguishable from satire

26 March 2020 11:18 pm

Reading the back cover of the soon to be released Me Not You: The trouble with mainstream feminism, I assumed…

What does coronavirus mean for the climate 'crisis'?

26 March 2020 11:00 pm

A strange thing happened as coronavirus reached Europe’s shores. Concepts like ‘net zero’ and ‘climate crisis’ which had previously dominated…

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Big Pharma and free market orgs unite against Trump’s ‘Buy American’ order

26 March 2020 1:50 pm

The Association for Accessible Medicines (AAM), a trade association for major pharmaceutical manufacturers such as 3M, is drafting a letter…

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Donald Trump’s wishful Easter deadline is a trap for Democrats

26 March 2020 2:28 am

Will the stimulus stimulate? Donald Trump, who seems to have had nothing to do with the actual formation of the…


Are you feeling stimulated?

26 March 2020 2:06 am

Well, at least this isn’t socialism for the rich. The Trump administration’s gargantuan stimulus package — the third in response…

Has Japan cracked coronavirus?

25 March 2020 8:44 pm

I got back to Tokyo on Friday morning having hastily rescheduled my flight from Britain to avoid new restrictions for entering…

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How the media created its latest anti-Trump hit job

25 March 2020 6:13 am

I can’t believe I actually have to write these words, but President Trump is not to blame for a couple…

The lethal ambiguities in the 'stay at home' coronavirus advice

25 March 2020 4:42 am

There are still potentially lethal ambiguities in the government’s coronavirus advice about who should go to work; such is the…

Don't close the churches because of coronavirus

25 March 2020 4:18 am

Last night, when the Prime Minister made his address to the nation he declared that places of worship would be…

France’s downward spiral of coronavirus repression

24 March 2020 11:48 pm

In France there is a palpable sense of administrative and political panic in how to deal with the coronavirus epidemic.…

Boris had little choice but to impose a coronavirus crackdown

24 March 2020 7:50 am

Very few of us alive thought we would ever hear a prime minister of the United Kingdom, with its centuries…


The Democrats just made a huge mistake

24 March 2020 6:55 am

‘Never let a good crisis go to waste.’ When Rahm Emanuel said that during the economic meltdown of 2008-2009, his…


Will coronavirus revive liberalism — or deliver it a fatal blow?

24 March 2020 5:13 am

Politicians, said the historian A.J.P. Taylor, do not create the current of events. They can only float along with them…


The virus is not invincible, but it’s exposing who’s irreplaceable

24 March 2020 4:25 am

In all the gloom and doom, and media-driven nihilism, there is actually an array of good news. As many predicted,…


Trump isn’t the only one to blame for our slack response to COVID-19

24 March 2020 3:00 am

One of the mantras for interpreting the nature of Donald Trump has always been to take him ‘seriously, but not…

Coronavirus shouldn't be used as an excuse to expand the state

24 March 2020 2:28 am

Since this is the nearest most of us have ever got to living under the Blitz, I’ve been re-reading George…