Category Archives: Old Media

Page 3 explained at #Lolitics

#Lolitics is a project by Chris Coltrane inviting comedians and campaigner/activists to step out of their comfort zones for a little chat about politics. Stand-ups are invited to engage with more political material, and people like me are invited to … Continue reading

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Bedfordshire on Sunday: indiscretion

You may have noticed some minor damage control going on this past week as the Conservatives took some limited measures to bring Nadine Dorries to heel while ignoring the wider problem of the smear campaign she has involved herself in. … Continue reading

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Andy Coulson: innocent until proven guilty

[See also: Andy Coulson and Andy Hayman: Friends] Lately, we have been treated to the ‘earnest’ opinion of one Tory cloaca after another reminding us that Andy Coulson is innocent until proven guilty… as if there is no cause for … Continue reading

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Andy Coulson and Andy Hayman: Friends

[UPDATE (27 Jan 2010) NEW POST -Andy Coulson: innocent until proven guilty] – To follow this recent post about John Lennon, and in response to the perfectly formed announcement of Andy Coulson’s complete and total innocence, I thought I would … Continue reading

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John Lennon: ‘friends’

Please join me as I mark the 30th anniversary of John Lennon’s death by observing the tabloid scum of the day feeding off his corpse: For those in any doubt, here are some revealing mentions of Short by the Beatles … Continue reading

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News of the World vs. Big Society: snakes in the grass

Watching Channel 4’s excellent documentary Tabloids, Tories and Telephone Hacking I was struck by the bravery of the victim of sexual assault who spoke out, especially in comparison to the majority of ‘journalists’ who worked under Andy Coulson and/or alongside … Continue reading

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Clubhouse rules

Greetings! The post you are reading at this moment is appearing simultaneously on four websites: Bloggerheads (post permalink) – my personal site The Sun: Tabloid Lies (post permalink) – a media watch site targeting The Sun Daily Mail Watch (post … Continue reading

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Patrick Mercer: for the love of…

Before early 2009, the Conservative MP Patrick Mercer enjoyed a partnership with Glen Jenvey (aka Richard Tims) and Dominic Wightman (aka Dominic Whiteman, aka Richard Walker) that appeared to make a positive contribution in the struggle against extremism/terrorism, and earned … Continue reading

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GayTV: Richard Desmond loves cock (for cash)

Front pages reach an audience beyond a newspaper’s readership, and every editor knows this. Therefore, the impact of this stunning bigotry and ignorance should not be underestimated and certainly shouldn’t be ignored: Daily Express – NOW ASYLUM IF YOU’RE GAY: … Continue reading

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Operation ‘Cloaca’

[Please note that this post contains uncensored profanity.] I would like you to consider choosing (and using) the word ‘cloaca’ ahead/instead of ‘cunt’ in your written communications on the internets and in the Twitters. I will begin by outlining the … Continue reading

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