Category Archives: Old Media

We’re going to need a bigger army

The race to the bottom continues in Australasia… Meet Stephanie Mills, who is a former Greenpeace campaign leader with some 20 years experience appearing in that link as a guest on the TVNZ ‘Breakfast’ show with hosts Alison Mau and … Continue reading

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Exclusive no longer

It is unclear if Glen Jenvey features heavily in War on the Web by Jeremy Reynalds, or if there are so many of his tall tales in it that his claim of being co-author is, ironically, quite credible: Either way, … Continue reading

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The Media Watch Rock-a-Hula

(Pardon my tense… there’s a few things I’d like to put in the past.) For the benefit of the archive: This post first went live when the Dunblane/Express petition was delivered, as elements of the mainstream media made false claims … Continue reading

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Epicscotland: how copyright works

Earlier: Jamie Ross – Here Comes The Sun Bloggerheads – David Dinsmore steals from cancer patient – In the old days of ‘journalism’, if a hard-working reporter wanted to get hold of a family snapshot, he’d have to pocket a … Continue reading

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David Dinsmore steals from cancer patient

You may recall the recent fuss about Dunblane survivors being attacked in the Scottish Sunday Express (that Martin Townsend has yet to get back to me about, despite past assurances that he is not trying to be in any way … Continue reading

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Do not feed the animal

Charlie Brooker on the subject of media coverage and mass murderers (via):

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Phew!

As you can see, I’ve been a busy boy this lunchtime. Below is the first round in what I hope won’t have to become a series of open letters: Open letter to James Harding (editor of The Times) Open letter … Continue reading

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Open letter to James Harding (editor of The Times)

Dear James, I am writing to you about the ‘terror expert’ Glen Jenvey (aka ‘Richard Tims’) and his associate Michael Starkey. In January, The Sun published a story for which Jenvey was the primary source in which it was claimed … Continue reading

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Open letter to Lloyd Embley (editor of The People)

Dear Lloyd, I am writing to you about the ‘terror expert’ Glen Jenvey (aka ‘Richard Tims’) and his associate Michael Starkey. In January, The Sun published a story for which Jenvey was the primary source in which it was claimed … Continue reading

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Open letter to Dawn Neesom (editor of the Daily Star)

Dear Dawn, I am writing to you about the ‘terror expert’ Glen Jenvey (aka ‘Richard Tims’) and his associate Michael Starkey. In January, The Sun published a story for which Jenvey was the primary source in which it was claimed … Continue reading

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