Category Archives: Rupert ‘The Evil One’ Murdoch

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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Page 3 girls fears hung parliament, proportional respresentation

It’s comforting to know that every white van man who enjoys a quiet moment with Page 3 today will be sufficiently alert to the dangers of a hung parliament and proportional representation. The Sun exploiting young women and treating people … Continue reading

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Graham Dudman plays the man

The following is the full, unedited and uncensored text of a letter from Graham Dudman (Managing Editor of The Sun) to the PCC, written in relation to the ‘Alan Sugar terror target’ story that was first revealed here at Bloggerheads … Continue reading

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Page 3 propaganda

Not a lot of people know, understand or appreciate what’s been happening on Page 3 since 2003, so I made a video that explains it and includes all the evidence anyone could want that The Sun have been royally taking … Continue reading

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Suburban Jihad: unleash the polite letter-writing campaign!

Thank you to Hugh Muir from the Guardian for winkling out this reply from “sources close to the MP [Patrick Mercer]” (below). The Guardian Hugh Muir: The word is out. Cut all links with the Great Fabricator. If only they’d … Continue reading

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Andy Coulson and a lifetime supply of chocolate

I don’t want to name names, but back in my youth we had a problem with one of my fellow Scouts stealing/sneaking food. Of course, there was no way to prove that the Snickers wrapper under his bedroll used to … Continue reading

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Where do leading bloggers stand on blagging?

The ICO reports that re-emerged this week – What Price Privacy? and What Price Privacy Now? (source) – make for fascinating reading; they outline the widespread use of blagging and/or blaggers by many newspapers and magazines. Influential, independent online media … Continue reading

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Andy Coulson: certain people

As a prelude to ‘smeargate’, Paul Staines went on live television and claimed that there was a Downing Street briefing document titled ‘how to get [Iain] Dale’. He even promised to publish it that very afternoon. He didn’t. But from … 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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