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.
Posts Tagged: Media
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.
Much of current controversy about the Education Secretary has its roots in his belief that he must push for change while he still can.
It’s a national scandal that non-payment consumes almost 10 per cent of magistrates’ cases.
A week ago, the Daily Mirror did me over. Its figures were wrong and its assumptions ludicrous. And there’s a story behind it…
It is a country far more comfortable with a veneered, plastic presentation of the news than the limey equivalent: a modern Colosseum.
A story from the Birmingham Post illustrates what he’s up to.
Whatever his critics might claim, there’s nothing predictable about Dacre’s editorial line.
This journalist, who has just died, had a capacity for the enjoyment of life which enriched our politics
Its editor constantly calls David Cameron a public school toff in his rag of a paper. Mr Embley, it turns out, was educated at Malvern.
Plus: Get lost, Alex Salmond. My life with Polly Toynbee. Up yours, Jacqui Smith. Why libel lawyers are leeches. And…Fired!!! My Norfolk agony.
What people watch, and the way they watch it, is changing swiftly.
Politics and the media? That couldn’t be a topical subject, could it? In any case, it’s certainly one of the subjects covered by Elia Kazan’s 1957 film ‘A Face in the Crowd’.