Daily Archives: June 13, 2010

Hyperbole

This story currently on the Mail website caught my eye: ‘Vicious’ attacks and talons being sunk into ‘terrified locals’ sounds pretty disturbing. Then you click on the article and read it and things become rather less dramatic: Horse rider Lindsey Wake had a lucky escape when she fell victim to the hawk-like bird. ‘I was […]

Something for the weekend 13 June 2010

After two nights of football and lager I’m going to point you in the direction of stuff to read, rather than attempt to create it. Tabloidwatch covers the latest media scare: ‘Taliban uses HIV bombs’ and wonders why it is left to people outside of the media to perform basic fact-checking? Perhaps this all goes […]