The football hero has found himself at the heart of a Twitter storm over the refugee children debate.
Exams put too much pressure on children. And on the politicians who insist they don't put too much pressure on children.
I recently travelled to Iraq at my own expense to write a piece about war graves. Within five hours of the story's publication by the Times, huge chunks of it appeared on Mail Online – under someone else's byline.
“Once again David Cameron makes a powerful argument to vote Remain.”
Go on, guess.
When the press finds a story about a politician’s sex life, the usual practice is to strain every sinew to establish a public-interest justification to publish. . .
More foghorn than dogwhistle.
The Rochdale MP recalls being at the eye of a media storm, and calls on the Culture Secretary – also in the news for his association with a dominatrix – for press reforms.
The BBC's independence and funding are threatened by this government.
When I was a diarist, I survived by becoming two things: a serious alcoholic, and facetious.
The Whittingdale story essentially boils down to “man has relationship with woman”. So why does it matter whether the press covered it up?
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