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The US Media Has Never Been So Biased

NEVER  has the US media been so biased – says media:

Fifty-five percent (55%) of U.S. voters say the media coverage of this year’s presidential campaign is more biased than in previous election years, according to a new Rasmussen Reports

Posted: 19th, October 2008 | In: News | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Cameron’s VAT Holiday

A VAT holiday for small business-  yes please…

Only Brown wants to put small business tax up… Nooooooo

More

Posted: 19th, October 2008 | In: News | Comments (10) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: FBI, Psychics And The Daily Express Reports

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

SUNDAY EXPRESS (front page): “FBI psychics turn up new Maddie suspect”

The Express is censured, twice. And thus it become the official …

Posted: 19th, October 2008 | In: Madeleine McCann, News | Comments (252) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


New York Times Ignores Obama While It Chases McCain’s Kids

CINDY McCain’s lawyer is not happy with the New York Times:

“It is worth noting that you have not employed your investigative assets looking into Michelle Obama. You have not tried to find Barack Obama’s drug dealer that he wrote

Posted: 19th, October 2008 | In: News | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


America Is Stealing Your Vote

READ Block The Vote. And the comic book: Steal Back Your Vote:

  • Republican Secretaries of State of swing-state Colorado have quietly purged one in six names from their voter rolls.
  • While Obama dreams of riding to the White

Posted: 19th, October 2008 | In: News | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


I Am Joe The Plumber

HE is Joe The Plumber……

Posted: 18th, October 2008 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


How To MaKe The IMF Sexy

IT’S really hard, but not impossible, particularly when it comes to larger packages


Posted: 18th, October 2008 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: Brian Kennedy Is Talking Balls With Mark Souster

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

THE TIMES: “Brian Kennedy’s quest to find Madeleine”

Madeleine has turned up in the rugby pages. Mark Souster investigates…

There is

Posted: 18th, October 2008 | In: Madeleine McCann, News | Comments (110) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Chicago Tribune Endorses A Democrat For President

FOR the first time everever, mind you — the Chicago Tribune endorses a Democrat for president.

Scalzi

Posted: 18th, October 2008 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Last Post

DEAD Bloggers’ last posts……

Posted: 18th, October 2008 | In: News | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Racism Cannot Defeat Obama

JOHN McWhorter won’t blame the race factor is Obama loses…

Only Racism Can Defeat Obama

Posted: 18th, October 2008 | In: News | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Daily Poll: Eating Corn On The Cob

HOW do you eat your corn on the cob?

spotter: Ed. Willard

Posted: 18th, October 2008 | In: News, Photojournalism | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Seven Republican Jokes For Every One About Democrats.

JOKES are important in the US Race for the White House:

If you’re a fan of Jay Leno or David Letterman, you may already know this: You have to listen to seven Republican jokes for every one the late-night comedians

Posted: 17th, October 2008 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Newspapers Run Our Of Black Days

NEWSPAPERS have run out black days:

The journalistic industry is perilously close to collapse after running out of days in the week to dub ‘black’ in the event of dire economic news.Financial journalism has virtually frozen up after last

Posted: 17th, October 2008 | In: News | Comments (5) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Anxiety Mapped

FIND out where to be anxious – a guide……

Posted: 17th, October 2008 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Alaskan Glaciers Are Growing

THE glaciers are growing, not melting:

A bitterly cold Alaskan summer has had surprising results. For the first time in the area’s recorded history, area glaciers have begun to expand, rather than shrink.

Alaska is c-c-cold in winter:

It was

Posted: 17th, October 2008 | In: News | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Oasis Hit The Stars

GORDON Smart, Oasis PR man and Sun columnist, make use of the asterisk in a piece on Noel Gallagher.

Oasis are planning a tour, and of late the Sun has been full of stories about Noel saying this one is …

Posted: 17th, October 2008 | In: News, Tabloids | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Paris Hilton And Xtina Kiss And Make It Up With Prince Wills

WHEN American Royalty met British royalty, the world stopped and stared. And the Sun’s Duncan Larcombe and Mirror’s 3am Girls recorded the event for posterity.

To Mayfair club Whisky Mist, then, where Prince Wills is meeting with Princesses Eugenie …

Posted: 17th, October 2008 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: Tapas Tales In Praia da Rocha

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

A CHILD is missing, still missing. And through the mainstream media we have watched the expats, watched the parents, watched …

Posted: 17th, October 2008 | In: Madeleine McCann, News | Comments (505) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Joe The Plumber Charges By The Line

JOE the plumber is everywhere. And he’s on the clock…

Posted: 16th, October 2008 | In: News | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


A Statement On Modern Warfare And Dwindling Fossil Fuel Supplies

“WHAT stands six metres tall, takes three days to put together and has something special to say about modern warfare and dwindling fossil fuel supplies?”

That question to readers of the University of Queensland’s website.

Old Mr Anorak suggests a) …

Posted: 16th, October 2008 | In: News | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Ladies Night Bansturbation, With Carroll, Pelling And Birtles

THE columnists are contemplating a ban on free drinks to ladies in the pub:

Until the government proposed a ban on drinking establishments handing out free bottles of wine to female customers, I had no idea such practice was commonplace.

Posted: 16th, October 2008 | In: News, Tabloids | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Republican Focus Group And Other Nuts

BEN Smith hears from a Republican consultant who ran a focus group. Rachel Lucas spots the message:

[The group was] Reagan Dems and Independents. Call them blue-collar plus. Slightly more Target than Walmart.

Yes, the spot worked. Yes, they believed

Posted: 16th, October 2008 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


George Bush Quits

GEORGE Bush has quit……

Posted: 16th, October 2008 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jerry Maguire Is All Grown Up

WHEN child stars grow up: Jonathan Lipnicki, that adorable kid from Jerry Maguire.

And creepy…

Posted: 16th, October 2008 | In: News | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0