Newspapers that once flirted with Farage now denounce him – claiming it’s a LibLabCon plot misses the point.
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“Is Patrick O’Flynn a friend in the media or a member of the political class?”
“An irresponsible and foolish article…So much of it was wrong…A dreadful, lazy comparison…It violates the region.”
Simply picking someone good at handling scandals would be a dreadful mistake.
Plus: Lay off Farage. How the Lobby messed up over Newark. Paxman: my sorrow. And: runners and riders for Newsnight.
I do not wish to encourage, even by implication, the idea that if only a journalist is sufficiently honest and independent-minded, he or she will arrive at the truth.
Iain Dale: Sarah Wollaston wants to know what others would have done about Nigel Evans. Here’s my answer.
Plus: Nigel and the whips. Why Peter Oborne believes that I am Nostradamus. Lord Steel must have heard the Cyril Smith rumours. And: Two Thatchers & Two Queens.
The Times’s reporting of Farage’s allowance claims will scarcely dent his party’s standing among those who support it.
Mike Weatherley MP: We should follow the money to strangle websites that rip off others’ Intellectual Property
The creative industries contribute a huge amount to the economy – we should protect them from theft.
After a rocketing rise since 2010, how high might the Lancashire lad go?
I offer Conservatives and Liberal Democrat different reasons for writing on this site. Both are true – but here’s a third.
Plus: Two funerals and me. My life as an Agony Uncle. Why Grayling is wrong about prison books. Sympathy for Mark Menzies. And finally: My mother’s pride.
What this brief explosion of vitriol demonstrates is the intense prejudice against Shariah amongst some parts of the media and some politicians.
Far better to fund Auntie through consent than by threats and criminal convictions.
Since the BBC cannot turn off services for those who do not pay, it needs an effective payment enforcement system.