Category Archives: Old Media

The Daily Express is innocent!

This will be an interesting fly in the ointment if this ever goes to court*: Someone created a Wikipedia page for Paula Murray, and later, somebody with an IP address that traces back to Northern & Shell (62.189.196.136) made two … Continue reading

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Glen Jenvey knows people

Everything Jenvey emails me with from here on in is ‘on the record’ as far as I’m concerned. Last week, he took advantage and feigned a serious/extended illness in order to avoid answering questions (while conducting his usual ‘business’ behind … Continue reading

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Mr Starkey [headline snipped – see update]

[UPDATE 13 Sep 2009 – A few non-vital chunks of this article have been generously snipped as a courtesy. All snips are marked in square brackets.] “I was… I basically… I basically uncovered all the films. With…. a professor whose … Continue reading

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Glen Jenvey is T.O.A.S.T.

Glen Jenvey has confirmed that the audio featured in this post is genuine. Obviously not intentionally, but I couldn’t have done it without him. LOTS more below the fold. It’s really quite awesome, but today is not a good day … Continue reading

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Paula Murray, drunken hack, mocks dead and makes light of underage drinking

SPECIAL UPDATE – If you’re into Facebook (I’m not, myself) click here to join the group created in response to the shameful front-page attack on Dunblane survivors. [For those who came in late: Paula Murray: certified depth and text-only archive … Continue reading

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Morning, all!

As you may or may not have heard by now, yesterday’s editions of the Scottish Sunday Express carried no apology for the appalling front-page attack on Dunblane survivors last week. So they’re not going to apologise for the article, but … Continue reading

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It’s all on Lambie

I now have chatted via email with Peter Hill (editor of the Daily Express) and Martin Townsend (editor of the Sunday Express) and Derek Lambie (editor of the Scottish Sunday Express). Here’s what we’re looking at: While Martin Townsend may … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Smith MSP wishes to sit this one out

For the benefit of newcomers, I’ve timelined this one… watch as Elizabeth Smith is seen to attack survivors of the Dunblane massacre, before standing up for them… and then sitting down again: Sunday 8 March Elizabeth Smith MSP is quoted … Continue reading

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Some recent advertisers with Express Newspapers

[UPDATE (19 Mar) – I’m going with the consensus on this one, withdrawing from the boycott, and advising against action of this kind until further notice. There is a clear groundswell here, and Derek Lambie’s position looks increasingly untenable. This … Continue reading

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What Derek Lambie has to say for himself

Well, this post finally earned me a reply from the good people at Express Newspapers; I’ve just recently enjoyed an email conversation with Derek Lambie, editor of the Scottish Sunday Express. Happily, almost everything was said ‘on the record’, so … Continue reading

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