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Thursday, April 10th, 2008 at
12:16 pm and is filed
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Iain Dale has refused to answer this question:
Iain? Care to make a statement? There is going to be an opt-out facility [for Total Politics], isn’t there?
Iain Dale has also shown that he can become very confused about valid readership figures, and even remain confused when it is explained very carefully to him.
So here’s a little something that I hope will help him stay out of trouble:
This opt-out list, currently managed by Clive and myself, is designed to:
1) Help Iain to avoid any claims he may later regret about the actual number of people who read his magazine.
2) Provide choice for those people who don’t want Iain Dale’s ‘politically neutral’ magazine clogging up their mail slot.
3) Save a few trees*.
Share and enjoy. Let’s help Iain Dale to be as honest as possible with his potential advertisers, and save a few trees* while we’re about it.
[*May not apply if Iain’s magazine is going to be made from recycled toilet paper.]
[Psst! Iain! If you start your own opt-out list, we’ll happily retire this one.]