Tag: Lousy journalism

When The Headline’s A Lie…

A county council is set to ban thousands of employees from taking smoking breaks. Really..? E-cigarettes will also be prohibited from being used in all council buildings, land and vehicles during working hours by Nottinghamshire County Council when new rules…

Diversity Courses For Dummies Doggies!

A new report focusing on the Canine Special Detail of the LA Sheriff’s Department (LASD) has uncovered a vast increase in the number of minority individuals bitten by police dogs since 2004. And in the first six months of this…

UK ‘Journalism’

  Hmmm, right, another one of these cases. Well, let’s hear from the student and the police and… Wait. What’s this? Chris Ward said he was at Tattenham Corner station last week when he heard about the alleged arrest. A…

Question: What Is ‘Starvation’?

If you answered ‘This’, congrats! If, on the other hand, you read this headline in the ‘Evening Standard’, you could be forgiven for wondering if it was still the 1st April: Because it now seems that the new definition of…

The Arrogance Of ‘The Artiste’

Dorian Lynskey (music writer for the Guardian) cheers on the rude, bite-the-hand-that-feeds ‘artiste’: Ten days ago a concert-goer at the Cedar Cultural Centre in Minneapolis made the mistake of shouting out a sarcastic request for the Knack’s 1979 hit My…

Valuing Lives: Postscript

Well, the sentence has been handed down, according to the ‘Echo’, and as promised, here’s the result: A GP will spend two years behind bars for hitting and killing a pensioner in his sports car while his eyesight was “severely…