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Publisher. Writer and editor for hire. Paul has worked on Fleet Street. Paul has written and edited a myriad publications, including ghost writing for professors in engineering to footballers and everyone in between. Paul has created online magazines for companies, including Betfair, BT, Tesco, Reuters and Vodafone.

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Transfer balls: Jorginho to quit Chelsea; Lampard wants Rice; West Ham seek £60m; Arsenal sign Willian

It’s transfer season and Chelsea midfielder Jorginho wants to be with people who love him. “Everyone knows there is a very strong rapport between [Juventus manager Maurizio] Sarri and Jorginho after five years … (read more)

Posted: 7th, August 2020 | In: Back pages, Sports | Comment

Better to pass all pupils in GCSE and A-Levels than this mess

No newspapers will lead with pictures of teenage girls jumping for joy at their exam results. Instead media has opted to parrot the Government line that education is under control. … (read more)

Posted: 7th, August 2020 | In: News | Comment

Madeleine McCann: German police have 7 years to nail Christian Brueckner

FACTS! The appeal is invalid! The appeal is valid!

How long will it take German police and prosecutors to nail Christian Brueckner, the rapist and paedophile they suspect of kidnapping and … (read more)

Posted: 6th, August 2020 | In: Madeleine McCann, News | Comment

Jeffrey Epstein and Princess Diana: tabloid gold

The Daily Mail hits gold with news linking Princess Diana to Prince Andrew and Jeffrey Epstein. “Princess Diana Bridesmaid was guest on Epstein island: Clemmie Hambro who took two trips … (read more)

Posted: 6th, August 2020 | In: News, Royal Family, Tabloids | Comment

Madeleine McCann: EU Law and Christian Brueckner rape appeal

In the hunt for Madeleine McCann, even the most factual of facts can be wrung through the mangle and come out altered. The Sun looks at Christian Brueckner and thunders: … (read more)

Posted: 6th, August 2020 | In: Madeleine McCann, News, Tabloids | Comment

Michelle Obama’s ‘low-level depression’ is not a mental illness; Donald Trump appears unwell

Feted and minted former US First Lady Michelle Obama is worried. The BBC tunes into her podcast and hears her say: “I’m waking up in the middle of the night … (read more)

Posted: 6th, August 2020 | In: Celebrities, News, Politicians | Comment

Madeleine McCann: Old news for sale and who Brueckner did not kill

Madeleine McCann: a look at repotting on the missing child. In the stead of any news on the hunt for the missing child, the Daily Express gawps at the parents. … (read more)

Posted: 5th, August 2020 | In: Books, Key Posts, Madeleine McCann, News, Tabloids | Comment

Watch: Donald Tump is brilliant in the US version of The Thick Of It

Donald Trump’s schtick as a US President in the style of The Thick of It is brilliant.

The journalist is played by Axios National Political Correspondent, Jonathan Swan, Jonathan Swan.


Trump: … (read more)

Posted: 4th, August 2020 | In: Politicians, TV & Radio | Comment

Arsenal Transer Balls: Willian, Coutinho, Partey and Carlos in; Guendouzi, Kolasinac, Sokratis and Mustafi out

Thursday nights remain good telly night for Arsenal fans thanks to the club winning the FA Cup and qualifying for the Europa League. When you’re holding the Cup all … (read more)

Posted: 4th, August 2020 | In: Arsenal, Sports | Comment

Jeffry Epstein’s underage celebrity porn videos and Ghislaine Maxwell

Do “powerful men” have sex with underage girls? Isn’t it the needy, weak, perverted men who do that? Perhaps by “powerful”, the Sun means merely wealthy and connected, the men’s … (read more)

Posted: 3rd, August 2020 | In: News, Tabloids | Comment

Madeleine McCann: a beer with Brueckner and shifting concrete

Madeleine McCann: a look at reporting on the missing child.

Let’s begin with the Daily Star and its news that Christian Brueckner and the allegation that he kidnapped and murdered … (read more)

Posted: 3rd, August 2020 | In: Key Posts, Madeleine McCann, News, Tabloids | Comment

Bias Balls: Arsenal and Chelsea contest the FA Cup final facts

Media Bias: A look at biased football reporting. Arsenal won their 14th FA Cup with a 2-1 win over Chelsea. The game featured a penalty (VAR approved) and a red … (read more)

Posted: 2nd, August 2020 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Chelsea, Sports | Comment

Blaming Jews for anti-semitism: The Voice published one of the worst article ever written in a mainstream publication

In the article “Systemic oppression and Wiley”, The Voice, “the only British national black weekly newspaper operating in the United Kingdom”, looks at the musician “banned from all social media … (read more)

Posted: 30th, July 2020 | In: News | Comment

PR Andrew Harper: monstering Travellers

Are you “afraid to challenge Traveller culture”? And if you are, what are you afraid of? Writing in the Times, Clare Foges looks at PC Andrew Harper’s killers.

Newly married … (read more)

Posted: 30th, July 2020 | In: News | Comment

Black panther shadows a leopard in a brilliant photograph by Mithun H

Thanks to photographer Mithun H for allowing us to share his picture of Saya, a black panther, and a leopard mate Cleopatra in India’s Kabini Forest. “Usually in the courting pairs generally … (read more)

Posted: 27th, July 2020 | In: Key Posts, Strange But True | Comment

State approved rap rebel Wiley finds sympathy in the Guardian and NME – antisemitism is mainstream and the Left is OK with it

The musician Wiley (MBE for services to music), aka Richard Cowie, is in the news over what the Indy calls “antisemitic social media posts”. Tweets include: “I would challenge the … (read more)

Posted: 25th, July 2020 | In: Key Posts, Music, News | Comment

The killing of Harry Dunn: Anne Sacoolas is a coward protected by the US and UK regimes

When Harry Dunn died in a road traffic accident by RAF Croughton, Northamptonshire in 2019, his parents were devastated. Harry Dunn was driving his motorbike on the correct side of … (read more)

Posted: 22nd, July 2020 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment

Madeleine McCann: Dieter Fehlinger, a woman and the missing 10%

Madeleine McCann: a look at reporting on the missing child.

News is that German police have solved the case. Well, they’ve reportedly solved 90% of the mystery as to what … (read more)

Posted: 21st, July 2020 | In: Madeleine McCann, News | Comment

Transfer balls: Aubameyang and Ceballos to stay at Arsenal: Sancho will walk to Manchester United

Let’s kick off this morning look at football transfer news in the media with the BBC’s ‘Gossip’ page. The State broadcaster’s headline is clear: “Transfer rumours: Sancho, Costa, Jimenez, Ceballos, … (read more)

Posted: 20th, July 2020 | In: Arsenal, manchester united, Sports | Comment

Donald Trump’s niece Mary: the racists in my family (and in your families)

Donald Trump. Discuss. Actually, don’t bother. Forests will be pulped to discuss his presidency. And to get the logs rolling, here’s his niece, Mary Trump (born 1965), profiled in the … (read more)

Posted: 19th, July 2020 | In: News, Politicians | Comment

Inaccurate reporting to portray Trump the racist as Trump the racist

Versed in double-speak and other rhetorical tricks to say not what you really think and leave people to use your words to fit their own agendas, we read what … (read more)

Posted: 16th, July 2020 | In: News, Politicians | Comment

Loss-making Guardian sacks 70 journalists – chief executive earns £630,000 a year

Bad news in journalism as Guardian Media Group announced plans to let go 12% of its workforce. That’s 180 jobs, with 70 of those in editorial. The Guardian’s Saturday edition … (read more)

Posted: 16th, July 2020 | In: Money, News | Comment

The shameful killing of Ruth Ellis : how the Daily Mirror reported on the last woman to be executed in the United Kingdom

Ruth Ellis achieved was the last woman to be hanged in the United Kingdom. Convicted of the murder of her lover, David Blakely, Ruth Ellis was hanged on 13 July … (read more)

Posted: 15th, July 2020 | In: News, Tabloids | Comment

Who wants to buy a fake helicopter made by criminals in Moldova?

On a helicopter flight to a North Sea oil rig I noticed that fellow travellers had their hands pressed on their harnesses’ quick release buttons pretty much throughout the journey. … (read more)

Posted: 15th, July 2020 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment