The actor has rounded on the British tabloid for stirring up trouble with an unsourced allegation.
Freed from the demands of hiding his own beliefs while host of Newsnight, Jeremy Paxman has started speaking out.
It's fair to say that the Telegraph is never normally a big fan of the BBC, which makes this riposte all the more satisfying.
From Vox to 538, white guys get feted as the future of journalism while everyone else gets attacked and dismissed.
"Most Connected Men 2014" comes across more as "Men We Know Who Are Likely To Share This Article On Twitter 2014".
For the Mail, Moss' true age is revealed not by a portrait in the attic, but by the skin halfway up her leg.
No matter how unusual the event, commemoration in one of Google's daily Doodles will create a news story.
Our media is biased towards men over 50 - and that affects how they cover every aspect of our lives.
It is increasingly impossible for any public figure to justify their decision not to wear a poppy because of personal reasons, no matter how sensible.
When you're trying to convince people to like you, it's a bad idea to remind them of your worst failures.