‘The Sun’ Misleads the Nation on Its Front Page About the Queen’s Views on the EU Referendum – Jonathan Coad

11 03 2016

Labelled “EXCLUSIVE: BOMBSHELL CLAIM OVER EUROPE VOTE” the Sun in letters more than 6cm high exclaims: “QUEEN BACKS BREXIT”. This startling revelation is then followed by the Sun sub-heading “EU going in wrong direction, she says”. The Sun is however guilty of a grotesque deception not only of its own readers but of millions who have not bought the paper or visited its website. Read the rest of this entry »

IPSO: The Inconvenient Truth, Part Three – Jonathan Coad

5 05 2015

IPSOVSPCCIn the final two parts of this post I examine why the efficacy of press regulation matters and how much. The short answer as to “why” is that we rely on the media to be our eyes and ears on what is happening in the world around us for all the myriad of decisions that we need that information for.

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