The Press and Section 40: Roy Greenslade and the Nightmare Scenario – Brian Cathcart

28 10 2016

professor-roy-greenslade-professor-of-journalism-london-city-university-image-1In the long history of special pleading by our corporate national newspapers, the nightmare scenario has played a distinguished role. Few ideas entailing even the slightest change or inconvenience for proprietors and editors have escaped this end-of-civilisation-as-we-know-it treatment. Read the rest of this entry »





“The terrifying tale of how Britain’s most secret court imprisoned a grandmother” (AKA Court enforces its own orders and publishes judgment for the world to see)

28 10 2016

court-of-protectionThis week Christopher Booker, chose this as his topic for his Sunday Telegraph column “The terrifying tale of how Britain’s most secret court imprisoned a grandmother“. This is of course a very worrying headline. The article itself is also likely to raise concern about this secretive court, that goes about locking up poor defenceless grannies. Read the rest of this entry »