Tag Archives: Paul Dacre

The Talented Mr Littlejohn

Tweet We didn’t need a 2,000 page report by Leveson to demonstrate that something is rotten in the state of journalism, we just need to remind ourselves of the glittering career of Richard Littlejohn. Here is a man who has worked in journalism since 1971 and in his most recent form – twice-weekly ‘satirical’ columns [...]

For the Daily Mail Sorry really seems to be the hardest word

Tweet The Daily Mail today published a correction to an article published on 12 December 2011: AN ARTICLE on 12 December 2011 suggested that Ned RocknRoll was still married to his wife Eliza when he met Kate Winslet. In fact, the marriage had already ended in divorce. We apologise for any contrary impression given. The [...]

The Daily Mail’s initial coverage of the Stephen Lawrence murder

Tweet A lot of rumours and half-truths have been buzzing around Twitter and comment threads about how the Daily Mail initially reported the Stephen Lawrence case, and why Paul Dacre allegedly changed from being hostile towards it to one of its biggest champions. In 1997 The Observer and Guardian newspapers covered the Daily Mail’s famous [...]

Dear Paul Dacre

Tweet I watched your video on the Daily Mail website in which you celebrated the conviction of David Norris and Gary Dobson and in which you expected the Daily Mail to be praised for securing the conviction thanks to your vainglorious headline back in 1997 that accused 5 men of murder. I listened at your [...]

Do computer games leave children with ‘dementia’?

Tweet Daily Mail headline: ‘Computer games leave children with ‘dementia’ warns top neurologist’. The first two paragraphs of the article: Children’s brains could be left damaged and they could suffer temporary ‘dementia’ by playing computer games, a leading scientist has warned. Eminent neurologist Baroness Susan Greenfield said yesterday that spending time online gaming and browsing [...]

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