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‘Woman drops shopping’ NEW
Minority Thought (European Union) 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 10 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
What's more embarrassing about this story from the Daily Mail website...? ...the fact that it's essentially about some woman you've never heard of dropping a shopping bag...? ...or the fact that the imperilled fruit actually turned out... Read more...
Christopher Hitchens (1949 – 2011) NEW
Minority Thought (European Union) 2 Years, 10 Months, 1 Week, 16 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
"I became a journalist partly so that I wouldn't ever have to rely on the press for my information." – Hitch-22,... Read more...
‘Celebrity-dominated’ NEW
Minority Thought (European Union) 2 Years, 10 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 11 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
There's something on the Daily Mail website that you have to see. To find it, you must visit dailymail.co.uk and scroll down... Past the news that Britney Spears has become engaged with someone. Past the news that someone called Kylie Jenner,... Read...
An end to the Winterval myth? NEW
Minority Thought (European Union) 2 Years, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 22 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
From the Daily Mail's corrections and clarifications column: We stated in an article on 26 September that Christmas has been renamed in many places Winterval. Winterval was the collective name for a season of public events, both religious and... Read...
Robbed of accuracy NEW
Minority Thought (European Union) 2 Years, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 12 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
From today's Daily Mail corrections column: An article on 27 June reported that Miss Rachel Cowles, who believes she had nearly been abducted by Milly Dowler killer Levi Bellfield, had accused police of robbing her of justice. In fact Miss... Read mo...
The caveat in paragraph number 19* NEW
Minority Thought (European Union) 2 Years, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 14 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
Another day, another front page "cure" from the Daily Express: The first two paragraphs from Jo Willey's article sound just as hopeful as the headline: THE secret of what causes high blood pressure has been unlocked in a dramatic... Read more...
Express churns out an advert for Sainsbury’s NEW
Minority Thought (European Union) 2 Years, 11 Months, 4 Weeks, 22 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
From today's edition of "The World's Greatest Newspaper": "Consumer Affairs Editor" Dana Gloger writes: CASH-STRAPPED parents were thrown a lifeline yesterday as supermarket Sainsbury’s slashed the price of all toys by half. The offer... Read more...
Is it news or rubbernecking that drives Mail Online? NEW
Minority Thought (European Union) 3 Years, 1 Week, 1 Day, 2 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
Once again, the Mail Online homepage has been rearranged to promote an article about a horrific event which is, as ever, accompanied by a plethora of images: The article, which is attributed to the "Daily Mail Reporter", includes no fewer... Read mor...
Blaming Iran, enabling war NEW
Minority Thought (European Union) 3 Years, 1 Week, 1 Day, 3 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
(This has been cross-posted from Jonathan's blog, Passing Nightmare.) If you're a casual observer of the mainstream news agenda, you'll likely know two things about Iran. Firstly, that they wish to acquire (or may have already acquired) nuclear... Re...
Mail on Sunday ‘knows little about Britain’s flag’ NEW
Minority Thought (European Union) 3 Years, 1 Week, 1 Day, 20 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
In April, the Mail on Sunday were bristling with patriotic rage over the company that was chosen to produce some of our Olympic flags: They said: It will be the iconic image of the 2012 London Olympics: the Union Jack soaring as British... Read more...
Do 275,000 Swiss people engage in zoophilia? NEW
Minority Thought (European Union) 3 Years, 1 Week, 3 Days, 19 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
(This has been cross-posted from Notjarvis's blog.) According to the Sun: Up to 275,000 Swiss people — out of a population of 8million — have sex with animals, a survey claimed last year. A similar claim was also made by the Daily Mail... Read mo...
Another obvious ‘wonder cure’ from the Express NEW
Minority Thought (European Union) 3 Years, 1 Week, 6 Days, 4 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
Once again, Richard Desmond's downmarket Daily Mail rip-off, the Daily Express, has decided to jettison actual news from their front page, choosing to replace it with yet another "wonder cure": The article, written by health correspondent Jo... Read...
EU doesn’t ban kids from blowing up balloons NEW
Minority Thought (European Union) 3 Years, 2 Weeks, 2 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
From the Daily Mail: The Daily Telegraph: And, following close-behind, the Daily Express: It's every anti-EU newspaper's wet dream! Except, as Antonia Mochan, former head of media for the European Commission's London office,... Read more...
The impact of Steve Jobs NEW
Minority Thought (European Union) 3 Years, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 14 Minutes ago
It is so often said that Steve Jobs was a visionary that this sentence is both muscle memory and cliché. Nevertheless, clichés are rooted in truth and Jobs' legacy was never more apparent than when Apple's market capitalisation made them the most..
Daily Mail uncovers the ‘truth’ about Catgate NEW
Minority Thought (European Union) 3 Years, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 13 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
What would you do if you were proved wrong? Recant and apologise? Or simply continue repeating the same untruth, hoping that no-one will notice your obvious stupidity? Well, as today's front page testifies, the Daily Mail will do the latter and... Re...
Sorry we called you an ‘HIV monster’ NEW
Minority Thought (European Union) 3 Years, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 3 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
Here's another complaint made against the Daily Mail which was resolved through the PCC: The National AIDS Trust and the Terrence Higgins Trust complained, on behalf of Nkosinati Mabanda, to the Press Complaints Commission that the assertion in... Re...
Sorry if a ‘contrary impression’ was given NEW
Minority Thought (European Union) 3 Years, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 4 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
The following is a clarification and apology that was recently published on the Daily Mail website: An article on 24 June reported that Andy Coles, the former commander of submarine HMS Turbulent, had been accused by a fisherman's son of the... Read...
Mail worries about wheelie bin threat to house prices NEW
Minority Thought (European Union) 3 Years, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 14 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
Taken from Private Eye issue 1239, 26th June... Read more...
Daily Star apologises to Jordan NEW
Minority Thought (European Union) 3 Years, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 17 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
According to the ever-excellent Regret the Error, the Daily Star issued the following apology yesterday: On Monday 26th September 2011 we published an article which claimed that Katie Price was involving her son, Junior, in violent pursuits and... Re...
Daily Mail accused of plagiarising from Slate Magazine NEW
Minority Thought (European Union) 3 Years, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 15 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
American journalist David Plotz, who writes for Slate Magazine, has noticed a curious similarity between an article from his magazine and the Daily Mail: Here's the Slate article, which was published on Monday: And here's the Daily... Read more...