[WATCH] Saviour Balzan: Credibility matters, in journalism and politics
Saviour Balzan
Fact-based journalism and irreverance in the trade should be the mark of any newspaper title, not simply subservience to the establishment and commercial interests
We have to fight for  our Maltese language
Evarist Bartolo
Learning the local language means that you're adapting to the local community, and that is a crucial element in settling in
The Archbishop’s gambit
Michael Falzon

Irrespective of one’s personal beliefs, there is no doubt that Archbishop Scicluna is one of a kind – the right kind, of course

Irrespective of one’s personal beliefs, there is no...

Why I think the Archbishop’s gesture matters...
Raphael Vassallo

Not all ‘public relations exercises’ are intrinsically evil; even...

Not all ‘public relations exercises’ are...

Charity marred by uncharitable behaviour
Josanne Cassar

We are reading more and more about people who do not have much; who are living hand to mouth, just about making ends meet between their rent/mortgage, daily...

We are reading more and more about people who do not have...

Does it all go away with just a sorry?
Saviour Balzan

Scicluna’s gesture last week is certainly commendable, but does it erase any of that anger for the Church’s actions in the 1960s?

Scicluna’s gesture last week is certainly...

History didn’t end with the fall of the Berlin Wall – but only now is the new battleground clear
The Conversation

Jonathan Davis: 30 years after the Berlin Wall fell, we can see a new battleground for alternative visions of the future being laid. 1989 should be seen...

Jonathan Davis: 30 years after the Berlin Wall fell,...

I am a Maltese woman and I’m married to a black man | Lara Bezzina

After Lassane Souleymane’s murder, Lara Bezzina feared for her...

After Lassane Souleymane’s murder, Lara Bezzina...

The latest trend: I’ll get you fired
Josanne Cassar

We need to learn how to attack the argument and not go after the person and their livelihood just because what they are saying does not fit in with what we...

We need to learn how to attack the argument and not go...

Sunday Mass attendance: crunching the numbers | Michael Pace Ross

Accompanying people in their daily lives, in their joys and sorrows, in their...

Accompanying people in their daily lives, in their joys and...

A mile a day
Evarist Bartolo

The Daily Mile was introduced in Malta three months ago. 35 schools have joined this initiative, with around 6,000 children already getting an extra 15 minutes...

The Daily Mile was introduced in Malta three months ago. 35...

Confusion on the Planning Authority’s fuel station permit rules
Michael Falzon

The policy for the relocated petrol stations in ODZ areas went over the top....

The policy for the relocated petrol stations in ODZ areas...

‘Je suis ce que je suis...’
Raphael Vassallo

 how in blazes did we manage to go from ‘Je suis Charlie Hebdo’ in January 2015, to... this? What power can possibly be left in that slogan,...

 how in blazes did we manage to go from ‘Je suis...

Using tragedy to score political points
Josanne Cassar

Was Burlò free to publish his controversial cartoon? Yes. But freedom of expression also means others are equally free to vehemently disagree with it

Was Burlò free to publish his controversial cartoon?...

Why did Magistrate Vella not collect the laptop?
Saviour Balzan

The media can never act as an alternative to the judicial system in a...

The media can never act as an alternative to the judicial...

When you don’t know the facts, say nothing
Josanne Cassar

I wonder if people ever stop to think what the consequences are when they so...

I wonder if people ever stop to think what the consequences...

Newsflash: people don’t walk because it’s too bloody dangerous
Raphael Vassallo

'To walk' any distance in this country, in any direction, is tantamount...

'To walk' any distance in this country, in any...

The war against  Charles J. Scicluna
Frank Psaila

It is corruption and shady dealings which make Scicluna tick. And he misses no occasion to speak out on these matters

It is corruption and shady dealings which make Scicluna...

A modern, open and democratic university
Evarist Bartolo

We owe it to the next generations to continue working for a better University. These proposals are just another step in this direction

We owe it to the next generations to continue working for a...

The reaction to the Puttinu donation was a clear case of misplaced anger
Michael Falzon

Archbishop Scicluna said he makes a distinction between his own tweets and the items he retweets… But such after-the-event explanations are always...

Archbishop Scicluna said he makes a distinction between his...