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How many readers will the News of the World lose?

July 7, 2011


The news that the News of the World, the Sunday tabloid, hacked into the mobile phones of real people as opposed to the celebrities and politicans that breathe a different, rarefied air, has left a bad feeling in the mouths of most people. We didn’t necessarily mind when it was rich people who often played […]

England lose in the World Cup, everyone’s to blame

June 27, 2010


I like football an awful lot, but I dislike the fact that everyone’s an armchair expert. I dislike the fact that the pundits on TV pretend that they’re experts, when the majority of them are former players who can’t hack it/don’t want to take the risk of management and the scrutiny that comes from it. […]

Mr. Murdoch, tear down this wall! (or how paywalls are like nightclub ropelines)

June 19, 2010


The discussions over The Times and The Sunday Times going behind a paywall have been going on across the internet for months now. The cud was chewed over far too carefully when it was first rumoured; it went into overkill when it was first announced; but now that it’s actually beginning to happen, opinions have […]