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BBC’s Year of Shame. See pages 2,3,4..94.

Herald 27/12/13 Whatever happened to Auntie? One of the prime casualties of 2012 was the BBC’s reputation as a solid and dependable institution devoted to nature documentaries and unbiassed news. It was revealed as an demented bureaucracy, run by a management of grasping kleptocrats, harbouring sex criminals and using public money to defame innocent pensioners … Continue reading

Leveson Press Law. Don’t worry, it’ll never happen.

    The debate over Lord Justice Leveson’s call for statutory regulation of the press has unfortunately turned into a political bun-fight. Labour are so eager to court popularity by hammering the gutter press that they’ve embraced the Leveson Laws with hardly a moment’s pause. Meanwhile, from the opposing camp comes the din of grinding … Continue reading

Who will be first to be locked up by the Leveson Laws?

 Form an orderly queue there, please. Editors are jostling to be the first in the clink if the government moves to introduce press regulation. Already, the editor of the Spectator, Fraser Nelson, has said he will not comply with any such statutory body, and is prepared to suffer the consequences – which could mean spending … Continue reading

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