Author Archives: Tim Ireland

About Tim Ireland

Tim is the sole author of Bloggerheads.

Get her

GenderAnalyzer (no giggling at the back there) uses A.I. to determine if a blog is written by a man or a woman. Here are the results of my own painstaking research: Test #1: “We think is written by a … Continue reading

Posted in The Political Weblog Movement | 16 Comments

One for the mob

I hereby dedicate the following post to all of the people who are (presumably for the sake of variety) screaming “Hang ’em all!” in defence of children this week: Barnardo’s children in trouble campaign – hunting film Barnardo’s: About our … Continue reading

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Baby P: angry mobs and tabloid scum

1. Independent – Facebook vigilantes identify mother of Baby P: The identity of the 27-year-old mother of Baby P was last night being circulated on the internet with the names of her boyfriend and the third man convicted of causing … Continue reading

Posted in Humanity, Old Media, The Political Weblog Movement, Tories! Tories! Tories! | 6 Comments

Andrew Gilligan comes out scratching

Boris Watch – Mr Gilligan, I Presume? Details! Evidence! Forensic analysis! My goodness, we are spoiled. And what does Mr Gilligan have to offer us? Andrew Gilligan – King Ken or Baron Boris – all mayors need a challenge: The … Continue reading

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Saving Africa’s Witch Children

Is anyone else watching Saving Africa’s Witch Children? What little we saw of Uma Eke had me in tears. How can people do this to each other? How can people profit from this, knowing the misery they cause?

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Flu Trends

Via Gary Andrews: RWW – Google Flu Trends: A Glimpse into the Future of Google Health: It stands to reason that people who are “starting to come down with something” often take the opportunity to search for information on what … Continue reading

Posted in Geekage | 3 Comments


Excuse me while I carefully talk around something; I need to warn you about a small problem without using certain keywords for reasons that will be obvious in a few moments… A tragic death is in the news, a political … Continue reading

Posted in Old Media | 16 Comments

I should crack 10,000 views by this afternoon…

Just five quick notes about reactions to ‘Bob’ and the bonfire mission: 1. I’m in the Telegraph, me. (Yes, they asked before rehosting the video.) 2. I always get a kick out of breaking the language barrier. 3. I even … Continue reading

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Little person gets big reaction

From the video description: “(Before the World Series Parade) we snuck out into the middle of Broad Street to snap a pic in front of City Hall and all the crowds. When Will raised his hands for the picture, cheers … Continue reading

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Tabloid scum

“Put another way, if mass-circulation newspapers, which also devote considerable space to reporting and analysis of public affairs, don’t have the freedom to write about scandal, I doubt whether they will retain their mass circulations with the obvious worrying implications … Continue reading

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