Category Archives: Fail

Has the Daily Mail Jumped the Shark?

The TV show Happy Days in many people’s view went in to a terminal decline when The Fonze jumped over a shark whilst water-skiing. Watching the show always involved suspending disbelief to quite a large extent as the Fonze is clearly a ridiculous character but the point when he jumped over a shark was the […]

A sad day for palliative care

Three weeks ago I wrote about my dismay at the Daily Mail’s attack on the Liverpool Care Pathway. This week Baroness Neuberger’s team has published its report: “More Care, Less Pathway.” Amongst its recommendations is this: The name ‘Liverpool Care Pathway’ should be abandoned, and within the area of end of life care, the term […]

Daily Mail Epic Fail

Buzzing around the Internet is this truly epic fail as covered by Malcolm Coles: the Daily Mail accidentally published their pre-written and ready to go ‘Amanda Knox is guilty’ story just minutes before the actual verdict came out. Here is the whole story, captured in a rather large image which you can feel free to […]

AOL in huge Fail

The News Grind is a satirical news site along the lines of the Daily Mash. Today they published a spoof story on the Moat situation: Live camera crews have been deployed in the hope they will capture the best footage of Moat being riddled with bullets in a shoot-out. “Talk about great, cheap telly,” said […]