Alan Rusbridger

Alan Rusbridger changes his tune on the demands of editing

30 March 2017 17:14

After George Osborne was announced as the new editor of the Evening Standard, there was outrage across the House as…

Alan Rusbridger suffers the ultimate indignity at the hands of the Guardian

13 May 2016 13:05

Today Alan Rusbridger has announced that he will not return as chairman of the Scott Trust. The decision comes after…

Oxbridge colleges are drowning in celebrity appointments like Emma Watson and Benedict Cumberbatch

6 February 2016 9:32

An Oxford College has done something really offensive, and it doesn’t involve a statue of a white supremacist. Lady Margaret…

Jonathan Aitken says farewell to Alan Rusbridger

12 June 2015 12:13

Sore heads over at the Guardian this morning after yet another leaving party for Alan Rusbridger. In what Mr S makes…

Alan Rusbridger and the Sword of Truth

10 June 2015 19:18

When Alan Rusbridger stepped down as the editor of the Guardian last month, there were emotional scenes at Guardian HQ…

If it’s not ok to hound Sienna Miller and Steve Coogan, why is it ok to hound Nigel Farage?

24 March 2015 9:56

Faragephobia reached dizzy new heights on Sunday afternoon, when a bunch of thespians and circus freaks invaded Nigel Farage’s local…

Guardian appoints its first female editor

20 March 2015 17:18

After months of speculation, the Guardian have appointed their new editor-in-chief and it is not a man. Katharine Viner, the…

Is Ian Katz plotting a return to ‘snooooozepapers’?

16 March 2015 15:34

With Katharine Viner guaranteed a final round interview to be the next Guardian editor-in-chief after winning a staff ballot, rumours are circulating that…

Miliband could teach Rusbridger a thing or two about meeting men on Hampstead Heath

12 March 2015 17:25

This morning Alan Rusbridger received a police caution for ‘illegal use of a tripod’ on Hampstead Heath. The Guardian editor has since written a…

Alan Rusbridger vs Max Hastings: round two

10 March 2015 12:26

After Max Hastings wrote a column for the Daily Mail arguing that civil liberties groups should not get in the…

Guardian editorship: Male candidate comes last in staff ballot

5 March 2015 14:58

The votes are in for the Guardian staff ballot. After Mr S reported a lacklustre display from all four internal…

Guardian hustings bode well for external candidates

26 February 2015 11:18

Yesterday the four internal candidates vying to succeed Alan Rusbridger as the Guardian editor-in-chief took part in hustings for the…

Paul Foot Award 2014: Private Eye wades in on HSBC scandal

25 February 2015 10:34

Mr S was a guest at last night’s Paul Foot Award, the investigative journalism prize co-hosted by the Guardian and Private…

Guardian editors-in-waiting make their cases: ‘Wolfgang Blau is not a woman’

23 February 2015 12:24

The statements are in. The four Guardian employees to make it to the staff ballot in their bid to become the publication’s…

Guardian editorship: Staff ballot revealed

13 February 2015 14:45

The names for the Guardian‘s staff ballot are in, and judging by the shortlist the publication could be close to following in…

Alan Rusbridger insists he will have no say on his successor at the Guardian

6 February 2015 13:15

The FT’s Lucy Kellaway likened the sycophantic Twitter response from Guardian journalists to Alan Rusbridger’s resignation as their editor to the…

War of words: Alan Rusbridger vs Max Hastings

5 February 2015 9:02

To the fifth anniversary of Big Brother Watch, where Mr S joined David Davis and Alan Rusbridger in an apartment opposite Thames…

What on earth qualifies Alan Rusbridger to run an Oxford college?

17 December 2014 18:06

When Alan Rusbridger announced his departure from The Guardian, two questions presented themselves. The first was: who will succeed him?…

Where were you when Rusbridger quit?

10 December 2014 16:27

Alan Rusbridger’s announcement that he will stand down in summer 2015 as Guardian editor after 20 years has fired the starting gun…

Keith Vaz says fellow MP ‘needs more sex’

12 December 2013 15:40

The huge rift in the Home Affairs Select Committee was laid bare last week when Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger appeared…

Who is more powerful: a backbench MP or Alan Rusbridger?

4 December 2013 16:54

Well Alan Rusbridger has certainly received a glowing review from his own newspaper for his appearance in Parliament yesterday. In a…

Hacked Off’s double standards on press freedom

29 August 2013 14:41

Professor turned campaigner Brian Cathcart, executive director of Hacked Off, wrote a comment piece for the Guardian this week where…

The Washington Post brings the Guardian back down to Earth

2 July 2013 14:24

The Washington Post has had a crack at Mr Steerpike’s favourite game: trashing the Guardian. Full marks to them for a knock out job. The…

Could Malcolm Tucker take on Alan Rusbridger?

28 February 2013 12:21

Sad news has broken. If the online speculation is true, it appears that casting agents for the upcoming Guardian movie…

Alan Rusbridger’s new playmate

24 January 2013 10:59

Steerpike is back in this week’s magazine. As ever, here is your preview: ‘While losses mount at the Guardian, the…