Television

commuting

Is this the end of commuting?

April 30, 2020 3:25 pm

The ability to travel within your own mind seems to be a great gift — instead we disparage it with terms such as ‘couch potato’

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The next American revolution will be televised

March 30, 2020 11:46 am

Is COVID-19 the series finale of Trump’s dramatic presidency?

joan collins

Joan Collins: I’m an actress, not an actor. And yes, it matters

December 23, 2019 7:42 am

Actress is such a graceful word, so evocative of elegance, refinement and poise that the common and blunt ‘actor’ cannot possibly conjure

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No one else has the weird levels of self-regard shown by people who appear regularly on TV

November 21, 2019 1:54 pm

Contemporary political coverage has a default level of negativity

man

How to be a man

August 29, 2019 11:38 am

Manhood is having a sense of duty that means you never leave a wife, but also a sense of entitlement that means you never give up a mistress

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Are viewers falling out of love with the Trump presidency?

June 25, 2019 6:30 pm

Watching the Donald used to be unmissable television. What happened?

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The Trump presidency is taking its toll…on the once fresh faces of CNN anchors

January 29, 2019 3:57 pm

Usually it’s the president who looks worse for wear

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Russell Baker and Masterpiece Journalism

January 23, 2019 11:04 am

The absence of directness in modern American journalism reflects the cowardice and complicity of the journalists