Posts tagged ‘media’

December 8, 2016

If it walks like a Goose . . .

by duncanr

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September 25, 2016

Unelectable Corbyn Elected Again!

by duncanr

Jonathan Pie on form again !

March 11, 2015

End of the Road ?

by duncanr

not for the first time, it seems I am in the minority

I’ve always considered him a bit of a tosspot – so I, for one, will not be signing this petition –


May 13, 2014

Brits Know Nothing

by duncanr

puzzled brit220We all know certain things to be true – or think we do

A recent survey, however, for the Royal Statistical Society and King’s College London, suggests that Brits (and probably other nationalities too) are essentially clueless – our opinions and beliefs distorted by crap fed to us by politicians and the media for their own ends

September 7, 2013

Guinness Ad

by duncanr
December 2, 2012

Time’s Person of the Year 2012 : Vote Malala

by duncanr

malala yousafzaiTwo dictators topping the poll (so far) for Time’s Person of the Year?

Someone’s having a laugh, surely – or North Korean citizens have been mobilised en masse to vote for their chubby-faced leader, Kim Jong Un.

At the time of writing this post, Kim Jong Un is winning the public vote with a total of 2,354,353 for – way ahead of Mohamed Morsi in 2nd place with 363,419 votes, and Malala Yousafzai in 3rd place with 186,732 votes (full results so far can be viewed here –

If you’ve a mind to, head over to and cast a vote for Malala

Voting closes 11:59 PM on December 12th

November 13, 2012

I Just Farted

by duncanr

oh dear, seems no-one at NBC 10 spotted they were being pranked before putting out these birthday greetings to little 1yr olds

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May 22, 2011

Celebrities, Privacy, Media, Injunctions

by duncanr

The media in the UK has been much exercised in recent weeks over legal barriers preventing them from reporting the identity or details of certain ‘celebrities’ who it is alleged have been visiting prostitutes or having affairs behind their wife/partner’s back.

The celebrities in question have obtained injunctions from the courts to prevent their name or details of their indiscretions being made public on the grounds that . . .

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October 18, 2010

Wikileaks : Assessing the Damage

by duncanr

The Pentagon is bracing itself for the expected release later this week by Wikileaks of around 500,000 ‘secret’ documents pertaining to the war in Iraq.

This dwarfs the ‘mere’ 70,000 documents relating to the war in Afghanistan leaked by Wikileaks some months ago.

The leak of the Afghanistan dossier was condemned at the time by some commentators/analysts for putting the lives of service men and women, and afghan informants and collaborators at risk . . .

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April 30, 2009

Thankyou Ratty

by noseycow