I heard it on the news

I saw a comment on Twitter the other day accusing someone of expressing their view but not knowing what they were talking about, they’d just heard it on the news. I thought what an extraordinary thing to say and how ignorant, because where else do we gather information from other than from what’s reported as […]

Baying for blood, the media

In any, great or small, news event there is an untold story which is blandly accepted as the norm but which is long overdue for change as no longer socially or morally acceptable. The snarling hoards of the corporate and freelance media fall like jackals on anything that smells like a ‘good’ story no matter […]