Category Archives: Old Media

The Media Watch Project

I really wanted to have a better logo ready for today, but hopefully you can see where I’m going with this, and I won’t need a long paragraph explaining exactly what this change in priorities means for ‘Murdoch Watch': The … Continue reading

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Roger Alton: why I’ve lost faith in The Independent

Hi folks. I plan on chatting with you about the credibility of old and new media this week. Please bear with me… (Psst! Or, if it’s more to your speed, perhaps instead check out Sim-O on The Sun and their … Continue reading

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Jeremy Reynalds forgot to declare an interest

Jeremy Reynalds is an interesting man whose mind works in interesting ways. Take, for example, his reaction to the Abu Ghraib scandal; which *so* obviously raised questions about homosexuals in the military and the way CBS conduct themselves. So when … Continue reading

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PCC ‘in league with terrorists’ outrage shock exclusive

Hi folks! Regulars at Bloggerheads will know by now that I’m simply fascinated by the craft of sock-puppetry, and I have a cracker of a sock-puppet to show you. [Note – If this is of little to no interest to … Continue reading

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What could possibly go wrong?

Press Gazette – Revised Sun freelance rates ‘lowest on Fleet Street’: The Sun and The Times have cut the freelance rates paid for stories and pictures to levels condemned as “completely unacceptable” by the National Association of News and Picture … Continue reading

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BBC: I have to agree

My original point stands; if it comes to a choice between the BBC and Murdoch, I still choose the BBC and will continue to wear this button myself… …but it’s not a happy state of affairs if that’s about the … Continue reading

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Try not to choke on your cornflakes

Guardian – Only quality journalism can save us, says Sun editor Rebekah Wade: Sun editor Rebekah Wade used her first public speech to warn that only journalism could save the newspaper industry from the recession. After six years as editor … Continue reading

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Lotsa links for lunchtime

The character is fiction, but the horror is real; Sick Days – D-Notice on The Sun v the Criminal Justice System. – Paulie has a different opinion to mine on MPs and their expenses. I readily accept that my opinion … Continue reading

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The Sun: no comment

1. The Sun’s article claiming that ‘top jews’ were being targeted by Muslims (that was in fact based on forum comments written by their quoted terrorism ‘expert’ posing as a Muslim) has been removed [404] from The Sun’s website without … Continue reading

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Richard Littlejohn is a lying, manipulative scoundrel

Five Chinese Crackers – Smellyface Christmas, Everybody! (via) Eric the Fish – More Fairy Tales LeftieHippie – Richard Littlejohn and Google Maps Even though he’s got it wrong, is lying, or is just making stuff up for most if not … Continue reading

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