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Top news from The Times, Daily Telegraph, The Indepedent and The Guardian newspapers

The Archers: journalists think it’s a real

The aRchers stabbingDo you have difficulty recognising fact from fiction? The Guardian does. When it heard of a domestic abuse story on BBC Radio show The Archers, it got to wondering:

Why did mental health professionals fail to identify Helen’s abuse? 

Posted: 6th, April 2016 | In: Broadsheets, News, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The most Guardian Guardian column you’ll ever read

Dave Bry global warming guardian

 

Meet Dave Bry. Dave has a question for Guardian readers: “Does climate change make it immoral to have kids?” As the rule dictates, any headline posed as a question must be answered ‘No’. But Dave will not be …

Posted: 4th, April 2016 | In: Broadsheets, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Bad science links smoking ban to heart attacks in passive smokers

Survey of the day comes to us via the Telegraph, which has great news for non-smokers:

Smoking ban sees 40 per cent cut in heart attacks in UK since 2007 law was introduced

Did smoking cause 40% of heart …

Posted: 4th, February 2016 | In: Broadsheets, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Transfer balls: Niasse seduces Chelsea fans in his new Everton kit

nissiTransfer balls salutes the Daily Telegraph, which declares: “Everton close in on Niasse.” That’s Oumar Niasse, the Senegal international who has now joined Everton in a £13.5m move from Lokomotiv Moscow.

What’s odd about the Telegraph’s report is that …

Posted: 2nd, February 2016 | In: Back pages, Broadsheets, Chelsea, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Daily Telegraph illustrates an advertorial on Venice with a photo of The Venetian hotel, Las Vegas

illustrated an advertorial today on Venice with a pic of The Venetian hotel, Las Vegas

 

The Daily Telegraph has illustrated an advertorial on Venice with a photo of The Venetian hotel, Las Vegas.

Spotter: Lucy Fisher

Posted: 1st, February 2016 | In: Broadsheets, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jessica Valenti says something really dumb about shopping

Jessica Valenti is writing about gender unfairness in the Guardian. The headline to her story“Women are overpriced.” Ha!

A report this month on products in the UK found something very similar: when it came to the same products

Posted: 26th, January 2016 | In: Broadsheets, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Transfer balls: De Gea announces Manchester United departure

de-gea-facebookIt’s January. Football’s transfer window is open. Manchester United goalie David De Gea has a new Facebook profile photo.

Did you join the dots?

The Telegraph, did. It takes the updated photo as a sign that De Gea is …

Posted: 4th, January 2016 | In: Back pages, Broadsheets, manchester united, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Simon Danczuk: woman of the year 2016

Simon Danczuk, the sleazy Labour MP for Rochdale, is wrapped around the news like a randy middle-aged man at a bridal shower. The smart move would be for mired Simon to undergo a sex change and emerge as Margaret, or …

Posted: 3rd, January 2016 | In: Broadsheets, Key Posts, News, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Daily Telegraph Letter Of the Year

daily telegraph letter of the year

Posted: 26th, December 2015 | In: Broadsheets, News | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Indepedent said a French kindergarten teacher was stabbed by ISIS: He wasn’t

Did you read the story on the Paris kindergarten teacher stabbed in the neck by a jihadi who told her this “was for Daesh”?

The Independent reported the news as fact, even identifying the weapon:

 

paris kindergarten stabbed

 

Loulla-Mae Eleftheriou-Smith had …

Posted: 15th, December 2015 | In: Broadsheets, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Arsenal balls: Giroud ‘axed’ and ‘threatened’ for his own good

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud is playing very well. Having scored a hat-trick in Arsenal’s 3-0 win over Olympiakos in the Champions League, the Frenchman is feeling confident. But the Daily Star has grim news:

 

Giroud axe

 

Can it be that …

Posted: 12th, December 2015 | In: Arsenal, Broadsheets, Sports, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Transfer balls: Klopp reveals Liverpool targets

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says he will buy…no-one on the January trasnfer window. He wants to give his existing players a chance.

Well, so says the Telegraph – which is wrong. 

But what Klopp actually said was that Liverpool cold

Posted: 12th, December 2015 | In: Broadsheets, Liverpool, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Manchester United: Van Gaal seeks excuses in money but the figures prove him wrong

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Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal has news for the club’s fans: your team isn’t as good as it was when it was winning things season on season.

Man United no longer dominate the Barclays Premier League and target …

Posted: 12th, December 2015 | In: Broadsheets, manchester united, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Manchester United: Van Gaal damned but stays beyond 2017

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Who can be blamed for Manchester United crashing out of the Champions League in the group stages? It’s worth noting that this is an improvement on last season, when United failed to even qualify for European football’s biggest tournament.…

Posted: 9th, December 2015 | In: Back pages, Broadsheets, manchester united, News, Sports, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Chelsea lose to Bournemouth in Russian billionaire battle

Yesterday Bournemouth beat Chelsea 0-1 at Stamford Bridge. It was cracking result for the south coast club playing for the first time in the Premier League.

But in the Times, Rory Smith has a word to the wise:

 …

Posted: 7th, December 2015 | In: Back pages, Broadsheets, Chelsea, News, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Chelsea balls: Jose Mourinho sacked by Leicester (maybe)

Mourinho outMore Jose Mourinho sacking news now. The Times leads with a story that the Chelsea boss is “in last chance” to save his job.

Matt Hughes says José Mourinho has been told that “he must guide Chelsea into the knockout …

Posted: 7th, December 2015 | In: Broadsheets, Chelsea, News, Sports, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: An Apology For Journalism, Desmond’s Reputation And Greenslade Scores

MADDIE WATCH – Anorak’s at-a-glance guide to press coverage of Madeleine McCann, Kate McCann and Gerry McCann

DAILY STAR: “’THE TAPAS SEVEN‘” – AN APOLOGY

The Sangria Seven, surely. Or the Tapas 9 (what happened …

Posted: 16th, October 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Madeleine McCann, News, Tabloids | Comments (359) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


It’s 2030 And The World Looks Like This

IT’S 2030 and the Scotsman exists as a free pamphlet given out at King’s Cross station and churches in the area.

What else of 2030? “It’s…

“…A chilling world where licences are required for having children and questioning global warming

Posted: 15th, October 2008 | In: Broadsheets, News | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Let The Poor Eat Our Words

CREDIT Crunch news of the day: Simon Jenkins lets the poor eat words…

Yes, some people are poor and some are out of work, but not everyone; not even a majority. Keynes was right. The most important thing in

Posted: 14th, October 2008 | In: Broadsheets, News | Comments (10) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The BNP Guardian Wants British Coffee For British Coffee Drinkers

EXCUSE me. Yes, you with the “our” watery Starbucks coffee, the fair trade sugar and look of understanding.

The Guardian would like to garner your thoughts on the BNP.

“Does the BNP speak for you?”

You put down your white …

Posted: 14th, October 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Madeleine McCann, News | Comments (148) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Ken Livingstone’s Animal Sex With Adam Boulton

TO yesterday’s Turn The Tables event, when politicos get the chance to turn the tables on hacks.

Ken Livingstone, former London mayor and still former London mayor, turns to Sky New’s political editor Adam Boulton and asks:

“Have you ever

Posted: 14th, October 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Politicians | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann Gives Lives Meaning And Worth

MADDIE WATCH – Anorak’s at-a-glance guide to press coverage of Madeleine McCann, Kate McCann and Gerry McCann

INTERNATIONAL HERLAD TRIUBIUNE (France): “Billionaire retailer Green shops for a bargain”

Mark Pootter says Philip Green is on the hunt for a …

Posted: 13th, October 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Madeleine McCann, News | Comments (253) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Not In My Back Yard: WWF Conservationist Cuts Down Trees And Flies

CONSERVATIONISTS. They prowl the planet by (see below), minibus and boat to tell you what to do. And when they get home, as the Sydney Morning Herald notes:

THE wife of a convener of the Australian Conservation Foundation is being

Posted: 12th, October 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Strange But True | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Anorak Beats Old Media, Again

The thieving plonkers!

We’re back to those default swaps again, and the reason why they have nothing to do with insurance and everything to do with speculating on other people’s property; Simon Evans in the Independent reports today, the 12th …

Posted: 12th, October 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Money | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Guardian Follows Daily Express And Tips IceSave

ICESAVE is dead. Britain is at war with Iceland. And the Guardain is scoring points on the Express, its pet target:

GUARDIAN – Hugh Muir:

“If you are lucky enough to have some spare money, now could be the

Posted: 11th, October 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Money, Tabloids | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0