Glenn Thrush

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The Fourth Estate is a reassuring glamorisation of the tough talk of news media.  Everyone is underslept and under pressure. Leads get spiked, sources get protected

Such is the unending torrent of lies, incompetency and cruelty from the Trump administration, that even watching Liz Garbus’s slick documentary about (...)

Hillary Clinton appears on screen reading an excerpt from the book Fire and Fury during a skit at the 60th annual Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday. Photograph: Matt Sayles/Invision/AP

Hillary Clinton said on Tuesday night that she should have fired a top aide in her 2008 presidential campaign accused of sexual harassment. “I very(...)

 Matt Lauer on the set of the “Today” show in New York. NBC News fired the longtime host for “inappropriate sexual behaviour.” Photograph: Nathan Congleton/NBC via AP

Americans woke on Wednesday morning to the news that NBC anchor Matt Lauer had been fired by his network over allegations of inappropriate sexual beha(...)

President Barack Obama and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton embrace: Mr Obama once said “Hillary Clinton. She’ll say anything and change nothing. It’s time to turn the page.” Photograph: Andrew Harnik/AP

It wasn’t easy for Barack Obama, a skinny newcomer to national politics with an exotic name and scant resume, to overthrow the voracious Clinton machi(...)

Both of Donald Trump’s barbed-wire universes were on display at the convention last week. Photograph: AP

Like any masterly comic book villain, Donald Trump is revelling in conjuring a dystopia. And it’s a natural progression, given that he got this far by(...)