Nick Cohen

Nick Cohen is a columnist for the Observer and author of What's Left and You Can't Read This Book.

Now that everyone’s a journalist, anyone can be sued

12 July 2014 9:00 am

When everyone’s a potential journalist, it’s time to tame libel costs

Since when has Steve Coogan stood against censorship?

21 June 2014 9:00 am

Why is Index on Censorship cosying up to the tribune of Hacked Off?

The curious case of Mo Ansar

17 May 2014 9:00 am

How was it that Mo Ansar, a bank employee in Hampshire, became the voice of British Islam?

Why can't we admit we're scared of Islamism?

9 November 2013 9:00 am

Like other branches of the liberal establishment, the art world is all for challenging religion – unless it’s Islam

They used to catch crooks - now they trawl Twitter. Are our police turning into spies?

26 October 2013 9:00 am

Crime is falling, but the police are as busy as ever – undermining our freedoms

Richard Dawkins attacks Muslim bigots, not just Christian ones. If only his enemies were as brave

24 August 2013 9:00 am

It’s August, and you are a journalist stuck in the office without an idea in your head. What to write?…