Schadenfreude – Media Plurality Laws Hit Trinity Mirror, Not Murdoch

Even a casual observer of the British media scene will be aware that a usual complaint is that the country isn't left wing because the damnable right wing press misleads everyone. The working class is led to vote against...

We Used To Have Better Newspapers Than This – India Knight Edition

It's entirely true that what the Queen wanted for her 92 nd birthday might not have been Ed Balls. It's also true that what she got was, in part at least, Ed Balls. This does not, however, excuse India Knight...

Afua Hirsch Doesn’t Understand The Media At All As She Whines About Few Blacks...

I think this is quite lovely, the multiple levels upon which Adua Hirsch has misunderstood her own industry, the national media. She's complaining about how few non-pink people (she says BAME but this is what she means) appear on...

Of Course Africa’s Splitting In Half – It’s Called The Great Rift Valley For...

It does amuse when something all should already know blows up into being a news story. That is, when olds becomes news. So it is with this reporting on the idea that Africa is splitting into two. Well, yes,...

Relax Everyone, 1.4 kg Of Californium Isn’t Radioactive, Doesn’t Exist And Isn’t Californium

Every time there's one of these scares about radioactive material being found out there on the black market we always find one of the same two things. Either it's the security services trying to entrap people or it's not...

What Joy, Muphry’s Law Spotted In The Wild At The Mail

Murphy's Law we all know, whatever can go wrong will go wrong. Muphry's Law is the lesser known corollary, that in any article complaining about grammar or typographical errors a greater such error will appear than the one being...

Corrections We Can Make To The Daily Mail

We agree that this is something of a minority sport. The manner in which the nation's newspapers are now written by young shavers instead of grizzled veterans means a certain lack of bottom among them. People just not quite...

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West Bengal Applies To Change Name To Bangla – Quite Why,...

The Indian state of West Bengal has passed a law to change the name to Bangla. This isn't something they can do unilaterally so...