Category Archives: Rupert ‘The Evil One’ Murdoch

Free Wally

Appropriate responses to the death of an innocent mammal (tick one): [ ] Sadness [ ] Sadness tempered with a sense of inevitability [ ] Sadness tempered with a sense of priorities [ ] “Hang on, there might be a … Continue reading

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Reasons to be fearful

The Scum – Poll shows anxious Britain: Modern living is causing a culture of fear in Britain today, a shock new poll of Sun readers reveals. You worry more about CRIME, HEALTH and MONEY than you did 15 years ago. … Continue reading

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Exciting new thing

I noticed that the NOTW site has a bit of a ‘fish-wrapper’ thing going on, so have set up a new weblog that will post/preserve one NOTW article per week and invite comment. I expect it’ll get shot down pretty … Continue reading

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Make of it what you will

F4J “Kidnap Plot”: Is The Sun Exposed in Bribery Scam?: On Thursday, Martin Matthews, one of the subjects of the police investigation said in a statement that a “3rd party” had offered him “10K from the Sun newspaper” to accuse … Continue reading

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Leo Blair – hijacked, not kidnapped

Telegraph – Plot thickens over the ‘world exclusive’ based on pub chatter Mirror – Leo Blair kidnap plan was merely F4J pub ‘banter’ Oh. My. Goodness. How ever did the Downing St Echo get their hands on this story? Independent … Continue reading

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Rebekah Wade and the PCC’s decision

The contents of my Inbox this morning make it clear why the PCC took so long to address our complaints regarding Rebekah Wade and her 90-day detention inventions (though they very kindly kept me informed of ongoing progress); the PCC … Continue reading

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Evil plots

The Scum – Cops foil plot to snatch Leo Blair: Special Branch cops smashed a plot to kidnap little Leo Blair while monitoring a small band of fanatical dads, The Sun can reveal. They stumbled across the startling plan as … Continue reading

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One thing that took some getting over today

I went to the newsagent (right?) and went to turn to Page 3 of The Scum (right?) – only to check for a serious editorial (right?) – only it weren’t The Scum I were looking at… it were The Mirror … Continue reading

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Look, Mum! I’m on the BBC!

I’ve been invited to do some guest-blogging on the BBC website as part of the Today programme ‘Who runs Britain?’ event. The other contributors are Oliver and Judy. I really should begin by congratulating Judy for ‘spoiling’ any mention of … Continue reading

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David Blunkett gets into bed with Rebekah Wade

From today’s Media Monkey diary: Of all the possible successors to the Sun’s Richard Littlejohn, David Blunkett was probably quite a long way down most people’s lists. But the former home secretary was unveiled today as the paper’s new columnist, … Continue reading

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