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Right royal howler

A RIGHT royal howler at the Daily Telegraph this week!<p>‘Toddlers at risk from extremists’ was emblazoned across its front page.<br>And the image below? …

Metro woe

ALL is not well at Metro.<br>Business strategy advisors BCG have been brought in to find out what is going wrong.<br>Staff fear it could mean a …

Overbearing Auntie

Theresa May is worried about plurality in the media – and it’s the BBC that concerns her.<br>The home secretary delighted the Press by pointing out the …

Sorry state

Imagine living in a country where the Press is regulated by the state and police tell newspaper vendors what they can and cannot sell.<br>Sounds like a …

War of the words

Imagine a British gastropub, French brasserie and Spanish tapas bar are all operating in one town.<br>They compete for the punters based on how tasty …

The Courant Bun

If you were to look at my Facebook news feed, you might think I was not a keen user of the social media behemoth.<br>After all, all you would see is a …

Journalism

The 21st century newsagent

The Courant Bun is now available on Flipboard.<br>If it’s good enough for the New York Times, it’s good enough for me.<p>Explanation to follow…<p>Flipboard is …

Nobody does it better

Sky Sports News – simply the best in the business.<br>It gets a bit of ridicule in my house for its constant looping and basic approach of pretty girls …

Tits!

The Sun can’t say tits any more.<br>As Frankie Boyle shows us here, the second letter needs an asterisk to disguise it.<p>There must have been a change in …

King’s speech

It was 50 years ago that Martin Luther King delivered his “I have a dream” speech at the Lincoln Memorial – the single most memorable moment in the …

Horror show

Sometimes pictures can stop you in your tracks.<br>You walk past a newspaper stand and you can’t help but stop and pick up a paper.<br>Like a car crash, you …

Diana is still dead

Daily Express front page in the year 2250 – Diana Still Dead.<br>That joke has been going round for a while now.<br>And it got another chorus on Twitter this …

The billion dollar question

There’s a new craze among billionaires in the US. They are buying newspapers.<br>This week Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon, joined the club by purchasing The …

Heir we go

The royal baby has arrived at last and given the amount of time they had to think about it, you might have expected some ingenious front pages from …

The art of Mailonline

It’s easy to mock and chastise the Daily Mail and its website.<br>So far on this blog, I’ve resisted doing so. Not because there hasn’t been occasion – …

Logo woe

News International has rebranded as News UK and the new logo brought this internet funny to mind…<p>As someone who cares, professionally, about fonts, I …

Murdoch’s on the move

It was announced this week that Rupert Murdoch is moving his newspapers out of Wapping.<br>The story got a lot of attention as the move will bring to an …

Snow go

When I was a boy, my dad would take me to the NEC in Birmingham each year to see the Motor Show.<br>While he checked out all of the latest models on …

Pay day

The Sun’s digital content will go behind a paywall from August.<br>Back in 2010, only the FT and Wall Street Journal Europe were charging for web …

#guardiancoffee

“John, what have you got for me?”<br>“Footballers on the booze again and an MP defecting to another party.”<br>“Great, Sue?”<br>“First interview by the world’s …

Murderous message

The murder of a British soldier in broad daylight in London was horrific.<p>And the video of one of the killers, still holding the blade used to cut up …

The Sun’s favourite son

A footballer retires from his playing career. How many pages does The Sun use to cover the story?<br>The answer is an amazing 22. David Beckham’s …