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Gillian Duffy: Bigot, but not forgotten

The bigot that begot Brown's downfall

The bigot that begot Brown's downfall

Bigoted woman? According to Gordon.

Big footed woman? Maybe.

Big coated woman? Sure.

Forgotten woman? Certainly not.

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Egypt crisis: Media coverage of Tahrir Square – UN provides the balance

February 9, 2011 Leave a comment
An empty Tahrir Square... uuh, does that mean there is no pressure on Mubarak?

An empty Tahrir Square... uuh, does that mean there is no pressure on Mubarak?

Egypt in crisis, a fading war on terror, Muslim issues pricking up the ears of the West, Middle-East peace process in jeopardy, imperialist throttle waning…

…the media finally has a balanced and stable bridge to discussing these issues as Ban Ki-moon announces a cautious agenda.

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WikiLeaks importance ≠ Julian Assange’s innocence

December 27, 2010 Leave a comment

Another very simple, very short (by my standards) post expressing discontent about WikiLeaks/Assange coverage. Read more…

The Vince Cable cables: The Murdoch empire strikes back

December 22, 2010 Leave a comment

After Cable’s slip up, The Times mounts the moral high ground and plants News Corporation’s flag high and proud

The Times coverage was calculated and complete

The Times coverage was calculated and complete

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WikiLeaks – About time…

December 14, 2010 Leave a comment

The media readily propels Assange onto the front page

The media readily propels Assange onto the front page

UPDATE:  Of course, on the day I finally release my grievances with the media’s treatment of WikiLeaks, suddenly something does happen to change the way reporting is done!!!

But the original post still just about stands up.

As a) this is a media blog and b) one of the most significant moments in 21st century journalism has gone, so far, unmentioned here, perhaps it is about time I said the word(s) “WikiLeaks”.

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A background in books – The portrayal of experts in the media

November 8, 2010 Leave a comment
"Expert" complete with bookcase AND model globe

"Expert" complete with bookcase AND model globe

The insistence on bookcase backgrounds behind talking heads in news reports is a strange but revealing quirk.

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