Author Archives: Tim Ireland

About Tim Ireland

Tim is the sole author of Bloggerheads.

The PR Transparency Project – Part 1: making an example of Tim Bell

After his company was caught secretly editing Wikipedia on behalf of some very unsavoury clients toward some no-less-unsavoury ends, Tim Bell has had the audacity to project this wrongdoing back onto Wikipedia and Teh Internets as a whole: James Thomlinson, … Continue reading

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Wonga.com are lying about student loans

Hi folks. I’m facing some delays on the Dorries matter (mainly waiting for evidence; the Met are 5 weeks late), but I’m sure we’ll be back on track shortly. In the meantime, here’s an open letter to loan company Wonga.com, … Continue reading

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1985 BBC Special: A Change In The Weather

One of my New Year’s resolutions is to scoop up more home-recorded VHS stock at jumble sales in search of treasure… treasure like the following, which I happened across late last year. I discovered this on the tail end of … Continue reading

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Open letter to Bell Pottinger

I have just sent this email to Bell Pottinger: From: Tim Ireland To: info@bell-pottinger.co.uk Date: Wed, Dec 7, 2011 at 8:45 AM Subject: Your Wikipedia edits I think the most charming thing about the Wikipedia account of yours that I … Continue reading

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#Dorries: The MP Who Cried Wolf (The Conclusions of Carter-Ruck)

Hi folks. I will from today be publishing short extracts from the report filed by the officer investigating the letter of complaint and ‘4 page report’ by Nadine Dorries to Bedfordshire Police. As I made clear from the outset, I … Continue reading

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Harry Cole the ‘journalist’ strikes again

Recently I’ve been blogging about the lies, distortions and delusions behind the Conservative MP Nadine Dorries’ attempts to have me prosecuted for daring to subject her expenses claims and abortion campaigns to an entirely appropriate level of scrutiny (latest). In … Continue reading

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About those ‘secret fire ceremonies’…

Well, I managed to keep that secret for over two years, but the jig was up this morning after one of the lads started tweeting at me last night. [No harm done, mate. It was bound to happen sooner or … Continue reading

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#Dorries: The MP Who Cried Wolf (The ‘4-Page Report’ to Police)

Dorries is all over the place in this heavily-redacted ‘report’ sent to Bedfordshire Police in November 2010, plus I am unexpectedly very busy this week, so you lucky blighters get the whole lot at once this time. If you’re entirely … Continue reading

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#Dorries: The MP Who Cried Wolf (The Letter, Part Four: A Burglary, Carter-Ruck & Me)

- Hi. New here? These are Parts 1, 2 and 3, if you’d like to read the rest of the letter and/or read more of the detail, but the way Part 4 is written you can tuck into these later … Continue reading

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#Dorries: The MP Who Cried Wolf (The Letter, Part Three: Chris Paul and a special surprise… or two)

For those who came in late, here are the posts including the first two parts of this July 2010 letter from the Conservative MP Nadine Dorries to the Chief Constable of Bedfordshire Police: #Dorries: The MP Who Cried Wolf (The … Continue reading

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