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Posts Tagged: Media
Responding to today’s verdict, the Prime Minister said that “it was obviously wrong to employ him”.
The Chancellor bit back: “The person who worked alongside Damian McBride is in no place to give lectures on anything.”
Plus: Home of the World Cup. Home of the World Cup. Home of the World Cup. Home of the World Cup. Home of the World Cup. Home of the – Aaarrrggghhh!
By laying into the red-top, then trying to woo it, the Labour leader has succeeded in annoying everyone.
There is an obvious media appetite for any titbit that might be used to portray Britain as a nation sliding into extremism
Plus: My partner votes for a nutter. Downing Street disasters. West Ham’s agony. The gifted Suzanne Evans. And finally: What I might do to really, really annoy you…
Newspapers that once flirted with Farage now denounce him – claiming it’s a LibLabCon plot misses the point.
“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.