Andrew Marr’s interview frames Jeremy Corbyn as a 1980s throwback (video)


Andrew Marr‘s interview with Labour party leader, Jeremy Corbyn, on his eponymously named show this morning was a masterclass in how to frame an interview to reflect the personal bias of the interviewer rather than to impartially elicit newsworthy information … Continue reading

Daily Telegraph’s BBC bashing – welcome to amateur hour


It’s Monday so it must be another BBC bashing article from the Telegraph’s “general news” reporter (really, what kind of title is that?) Hayley Dixon.  I would have been tempted to read the entire article however, due to the fundamental factual … Continue reading

Do whistleblowers risk our security? Jon Gaunt and Christina Patterson don’t know but the BBC wastes our time and licence fee paying them to find out (video)


“Jon Gaunt is a pillock” is an hypothesis that I have been reflecting on for some time.  It first came to mind in 2008 when ‘Gaunty’ (as he likes to refer to himself) in an interview with Redbridge Council‘s Michael Stark branded the … Continue reading

Where Are The British Daily Show And Colbert Report? (Video)


Watching this excellent (I believe amateur) documentary by Thomas J. Falletta about how Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert have affected US politics made me wistful for something similar in the UK.  Given the number of clips used in my posts it should come as no surprise … Continue reading