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The Anorak Awards: Desmond’s Daily Express Picks Up Irony Gong

AND the Anorak Award for Most Ironic headline of the decade goes to… the Daily Express for this gem:

SWEARING NOW THE BLIGHT OF BRITAIN How TV is degrading our public life.”

Brought to you by the Daily Express, owned by Richard Desmond, driving force of the TVX – the Fantasy Channel porn shows, who on taking residence in his new paper’s new office opined:

“I thought, ‘Shall I make it half the size?’ and then I thought, ‘Fuck it,'” the press baron says, by way of explaining his choice of office design.

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Posted: 16th, January 2009 | In: Reviews | Comment