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How many readers will the News of the World lose?

July 7, 2011

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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

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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

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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 […]