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News: Statement in Open Court, Daily Mail pays £100,000 damages to Sir James and Lady Dyson over false housekeeper allegations

A unilateral Statement in Open Court [pdf] was read today before Mr Justice Nicklin, after Sir James and Lady Deirdre Dyson (“the Claimants”) accepted an offer of amends in relation to false claims made by the Daily Mail that they had behaved oppressively in 2018 towards their former housekeeper by bringing High Court proceedings against her in retaliation for her bringing an unfair dismissal claim against them. Continue reading

The Daily Mail’s Coronavirus coverage contained serious distortions. The Government’s failure to criticise it is pathetic and dangerous – Hacked Off

A Daily Mail article (since edited), “What they DON’T tell you about COVID“, published 20 November 2020, claimed that official projections of Covid deaths and infection rates have been significantly overstated when compared to actual data – suggesting that lockdown measures were an unnecessary infringement on personal freedoms. Continue reading

Why the Mirror buy up of the Express is yet another sign of a newspaper industry in peril – Christopher Shoop-Worrall

The Daily Express and the Daily Mirror are almost the same age. Among the UK’s first national, daily, popular newspapers, they both came into being as a direct response to the success of the Daily Mail. The Express was launched as a direct competitor in 1900, while the Mirror was set up as a “woman’s paper” by the Mail’s proprietor Alfred Harmsworth. Continue reading

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