Tag: Media beat ups

It’s Called ‘Evidence Gathering’ For A Reason…

Waxman’s review will look at what intimate information police are asking for, what impact wading through vast caches of phone data has on the length of investigations, and how much of it is ultimately useful in court. “I speak to…

“But It Should Be Our Mob, Not Theirs!”

As some observers (including Charlie Warzel of the New York Times) noted, the Sonmez fiasco is a fresh reminder that newsrooms still struggle when coordinated mobs of online culture warriors target their staff. Yes, as Sonmez found out, whipping up…

It’s Entirely Possible That Both Are True…

As pressure mounts on the Met Police and IOPC over the Henriques Report, the good old ‘Guardian’ provides the IOPC DG with a forum to whine about how unfair it is to criticise his organisation: Henriques himself states in his…

Silencing The Critics…

Seizing on the furore over the ‘right wing terror attack’ in Christchurch, the usual suspects demand their personal hobby horse be saddled up for a canter through the progressive press. First, Frances Ryan wants to stop people commenting on disability issue:…

Cause Of Death: Political

Well, lord knows, I’m not the biggest fan of Teresa May, but I doubt she’s King Herod! What’s behind this headline? Barry Kushner, Labour cabinet member for children’s services, said babies in poorer parts of Liverpool were 50% more likely…

They Can Barely Contain Their Glee…

The heroic “lion of London Bridge” has been caught on camera launching a racist tirade at a group of protesters. Yippee! Racism! He’s clearly a bad ‘un! We knew it when she shouted abuse at those poor misunderstood terrorists! …newly…

‘Usual Suspects’, Eh?

When the news came in about a ‘hate crime’ on an asylum seeker, the Left went into overdrive: Even politicians paused from stuffing pies into their cavernous maw to attack their usual suspects: It was, of course, all the PM’s/Brexiteers’/white…

He says: ‘I was horrified, of course, but it was clearly a ridiculous mistake. I thought it would all quickly be cleared up.’

A jury would later find him not guilty in less than 40 minutes. But by then the damage had been done: the man once labelled ‘one of the outstanding school masters of his generation’ had lost not only his profession…

How Long Before The Edifice Topples..?

Another cornerstone of British justice is about to be removed: Victims raped by strangers will have their identities protected from their attackers under a move to change the law on sexual assaults. So that’s the right to face your accuser in…

Something Fishy Here…

So, yesterday the progressive press was banging the drum for Open Borders, with the ‘Indy’ and the ‘Guardian’ focusing on the ‘plight’ of the Calais camp. But the ‘Guardian’ slipped up: How you can help Money, donations and volunteers are…

Well, It’s A Cracking Excuse…

Andrew Cohen, owner of the highly rated Amelie and Friends in Chichester, said he was devastated the restaurant was to cease trading following a downturn in trade. Very sad, but restaurants come & go… Mr Cohen said: “Ten days ago…