Tag Archives: Daily Telegraph

The Myth of Press self-regulation

On Wednesday an independent review on ‘The governance of the Press Complaints Commission’ was published. The Guardian covered this report and attempted to summarise its findings for their readers – in particular the list of sanctions currently available to be used by the PCC, something that the report argued needed to be made clearer to […]

Reporting in ‘good faith’, again

The Daily Mail have jumped on some figures obtained by the Daily Telegraph from the Metropolitan Police on black crime statistics: ‘Black men ‘to blame for most violent city crime’… but they’re also the victims‘. As with most Daily Mail journalism this article – from Rebecca Camber – is a copy-and-paste job from the Daily […]

Terrible Journalism Isn’t Confined to Tabloids you know

It isn’t just tabloid newspapers that are guilty of writing completely pointless news stories, as the Telegraph prove today with this ‘gem’: ‘Missing cat poster brings £75 graffiti fine‘. ‘A teacher who put up “missing” posters in a bid to find her beloved cat Fluffy was astonished to be hit with a £75 for graffiti […]