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Paul Weller and Bradley Wiggins sing same old song

by | 19th, January 2013

HOW modern journalism works: a source says something and the story takes on a life of its own. The Daily  Mirror told us that sportsman and mod Bradley Wiggins was turning his hand to music, teaming with Paul Weller and Bruce Foxton on new single.” The story was based on a single source” :

“It’s all incredibly exciting and has been in the pipeline for some time. Everything has finally been signed off though, and a date set for mid-February.”

The song would be nothing if not interesting . Only, the story is nonsense. The Paul Weller Twitter feed states:

But if one anonymous source is enough to fill a page in the Mirror, it;s enough to fill a page in the Mail, which says the song will be a “new version of Window Shopping”;

Such are the facts…

‘No truth whatsoever’.

Mike Dawes at MailOnline the Huffington Post  and the  Express  all repeated the

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