Monthly Archives: March 2011

Front pages reviewed at midnight: Thursday 31 March 2011

When its quiet papers aim to suit their core audience and so it is tonight. The Indy have Robert Fisk in Syria, Mail and Telegraph lead with grandparents’ rights, Guardian has human rights and The Times says that the credit crunch bites.

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Front pages reviewed at midnight: Wednesday 30 March 2011

Tonight’s papers are very diverse, mainly based on the fact there is not a lot of news about. The Mail leads with cloned food, the Independent has the AV Campaign, The Times goes with Heathrow and the Telegraph has nuclear power. Only the Guardian leads with Libya.

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Some pictures from Saturday’s protests

A few days late but I thought I would put up some photos from Saturday’s protest in central London. I was lucky enough to be live tweeting it with the great Kyle Ross.

Front pages reviewed at midnight: Monday 28 March 2011

Libya return to the front pages tonight with the Indy, Guardian and Times splashing on the latest updates. The Mail and The Telegraph, two papers that have done relatively little on the Middle East unrest, continue to do so with splashes that are a little flat.

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Front pages reviewed: Wednesday 23 March

Sorry I haven’t blogged for a few days, work commitments. The papers are divided between previews of Wednesday’s Budget and the latest updates from Libya, with the Mail and Times going for the former and the Guardian, Telegraph and Indy favouring the latter. In the case of the Times they have a decent sized scoop/leak, whereas the Mail they have some very dubious looking stats.

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Front pages reviewed at midnight: Friday 18 March 2011

Tonight’s paper all understandably focus on the decision to effectively declare war on Libya, with the exception of the Telegraph that has new photos of the nuclear reactor in Japan.

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I wrote a story today

Front pages reviewed at midnight: Thursday 17 March 2011

Japan again dominates with each paper taking a slightly different take on the crisis. Only three papers up, will add a couple tomorrow.

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Front pages reviewed at midnight: Tuesday 15 March 2011

Japan again dominates the front pages with all the papers focussing on the nuclear angle. Very little between them tonight, all fairly straight reports of the events

Front pages reviewed at midnight: Monday 14 March 2011

Japan is the only news tonight. Interesting to note that all five papers have taken a different angle on the same story. The Mail asks whether the worst is still to come and leads with British casualties, The Guardian focuses on the tragic loss of life, The Indy has a first person piece, the Times leads with the nuclear angle and the Telegraph has a summing up piece. Tells you a lot about the papers’ styles. Continue reading