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Gotcha! The Sun used Page 3 to mock the snooty and the the smug

“God I hate the Sun,” a friend texted late last night after a day of Page 3 nonsense.

Hate is a strong word. But, great heavens, the paper is bloody irritating. … (read more)

Posted: 22nd, January 2015 | In: Reviews | Comment

We Need A Free Press To Save Us From Child Abuse And Westminster Demons


WHY are we wasting money on this when we could be spending it on that?’ is a favourite argument of the partisan. It’s usually spurious. But this collection of front pages … (read more)

Posted: 7th, July 2014 | In: Reviews | Comment (1)

Which Newspaper Hates Migrants The Most? A Look At Those 2013 Front Pages


THE ROGARIANS are among us. On January 1 2014, the Romanian and Bulgarians united to invade the British Isles. Armed with a EU Directive, these villains are right now stealing … (read more)

Posted: 2nd, January 2014 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comment

Royal Christening: Newspapers Went Gaa-Gaa Over Prince George

THE Royal Family cost the taxpayer £33.3m last year. Branding experts say they brought in more than £20bn.

How you regard those figures and which you choose to highlight will depend … (read more)

Posted: 27th, October 2013 | In: Royal Family | Comment

The news business dies without its photographers


DO you recognise this photograph?

It was taken on Mount Suribachi, Iwo Jima, at 12.15pm on February 23, 1945. Joe Rosenthal used a Speed Graphic camera set between f8 and f11 … (read more)

Posted: 30th, June 2013 | In: Reviews | Comment

Contempt and the contemptible: Can there be justice for Lee Rigby and Georgia Williams?

FEW people in this country will be unaware of the circumstances in which Drummer Lee Rigby died . The combination of live video, a woman’s confrontation of a suspect at … (read more)

Posted: 4th, June 2013 | In: Reviews | Comment

Daily Mail fails to mention Richard Littlejohn’s part in the trial and death of Lucy Meadows

IT’S time for Richard Littlejohn to show remorse – and if we think coroner’s attack on the Press was out of order, then we still haven’t learnt our lesson

Admitting that … (read more)

Posted: 2nd, June 2013 | In: Reviews | Comment (1)