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On Reporters and Interviewers Doing a Much Better Job

Reading Time: 2 minutes [Though I use the example of the EU referendum here, this is not an article about being Leave or Remain – that is essentially irrelevant to the point.] Britain is still reeling from a referendum campaign that was torrid, and yet incredibly important. The US is going through a similar experience with their presidential campaign. Opinions from […]

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Today’s Bizarre News: Public Spanking for Poorly Performing Bank Trainees

Reading Time: < 1 minute Yes, you heard it right. The BBC reports: A video has surfaced online showing staff at a Chinese bank being publicly spanked for poor performance, sparking outrage. The video, first posted by the People’s Daily, shows a man asking eight employees why they did not “exceed themselves” at training. They give answers including “failing to […]

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Creationist Dan Walker Appointed as BBC Breakfast Presenter

Reading Time: 3 minutes Oh deary me. I love the BBC, and I love BBC breakfast, and I love outgoing stalwart presenter Bill Turnbull. I have no time for Creationists, and I think they are dangerous, certainly as objective reporters who need to report on science and religion. So the news that Dan Walker is a Creationist is deeply […]

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Fox News Is Brainwashing Viewers And Hurting The Republican Party

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ploiticsusa has released this article which reinforces what I have said before (in the thread).

A new study has found that Fox News is hurting the Republican Party by brainwashing millions of angry conservatives with misinformation.

In a new study of the Fox News effect by Bruce Bartlett, research was collected that demonstrated the negative impact of Fox News on media and politics.

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Why the Daily Mail is a pathetically crap newspaper

Reading Time: 2 minutes Liz Kendall, running for Labour leadership in the UK, was rightfully indignant about the shiteness of the Daily Mail, Britain’s worst paper. Seriously, what century are we in? As the BBC reports: Labour leadership contender Liz Kendall has said it is “unbelievable” she was asked about her weight in an interview with the Mail on […]

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Petition for Jenner to give back medals…

Reading Time: 3 minutes Is it a poe?

That’s the question. It is written in such a way that it reads to me as a poe. Here is the petition description which comes in light of Olympic athlete and medal-winner Bruce Jenner’s recent announcement of being trans and having a transition to Caitlyn Jenner. There has been some controversy in this announcement in the way it has been reported by some outlets. There are a whole host of people who have had their introduction to the transgender movement and they are not quite sure how to say thing, whether to take the piss, or whether to treat the story in a more repectable manner. Here is the description:

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