Monthly Archives: June 2010

The ‘Safety brigade’

A charming piece of guff on the Mail website today: ‘Do you remember your first car? ‘Yes, it cost ¬£150 in 1956 – and I’m still driving it‘. Contains a rather bizarre dig at the ‘safety brigade’ from the car’s owener: He drove it car on the roads of France soon after Caroline was born […]

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 […]

A lie about Tesco breaking the law

Another classic misleading headline – although misleading is a bit euphemistic, it is a clear lie from the Daily Mail: Has the practice of selling lager below cost price now law? No, of course not as the content of the article clearly states: Tesco has emerged as the only supermarket to be ‘caught’ pricing its […]

Another misleading headline about human rights

Daily Mail headlines are so frequently laughably inaccurate, just to secure the right amount of outrage as people rush straight to the comment section to shit-out their ignorant opinion. This is never more true than compensation paid out with even a vague mention of human rights. Take this top story for example: All that money […]

Littlejohn Column ‘not totally shit’ shocker

A strange thing happened this morning, I read Richard Littlejohn’s main column and largely agreed with it. His basic argument was that the middle-classes who complained about the budget – ironically such complaining was as usual led by the Daily Mail – were complaining about a loss that could easily be covered by decreasing unnecessary […]

Schoolboy Errors

The Daily Mail have taken great delight in mocking the ‘schoolboy error’ of ‘bungling workmen who missed the C in SCHOOL‘ on road markings. Yet, as spotted by @Mavis_Cruel, today in this story Sophie Forbes makes the following ‘schoolboy error’: Jolie, who turned 35 last week, is caught up in a racially charged debate over […]