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Steven Baxter
16 February 2012
Billy Bob Thornton's latest directorial outing, Jayne Mansfield's Car, arrives at a suitable time. While we are...
Steven Baxter
12 February 2012
The arrest yesterday of Sun journalists over suspected payments to police and public officials doesn't mean anything,...
Steven Baxter
08 February 2012
Those who work for news organisations should, within reason, have a free hand in their personal tweets and writings....
Steven Baxter
06 February 2012
The editor's appearance before the Leveson inquiry is the perfect time to ask about Mail Online.{C} The timing...
Steven Baxter
03 February 2012
Julian Assange, the silvery jackdaw of data, is going to be on the Simpsons. Should we be amused or appalled?For a man...
Steven Baxter
02 February 2012
The news that police will have special powers to eject anyone found to be committing the most grave offence of being in...
Steven Baxter
27 January 2012
It's not fun in the Squeezed Middle, trying to cope with Alarm Clock Britain as part of a Hard Working Family. But it's...
Steven Baxter
23 January 2012
The decision to allow anonymous sources to contribute to the Leveson inquiry could be seen as a victory -- or a bit of...
Steven Baxter
12 January 2012
"The Daily Malicious, sorry, the Daily Mail." You knew from the moment that faux-slip passed his lips that...
Steven Baxter
10 January 2012
It was a gentle ride for Dominic Mohan, editor of the Sun, at Leveson yesterday. There were no searching questions, no...
Newspapers
09 January 2012
Kate Middleton, our princess of dreams, is slowly becoming dismembered. Just as her sister was reduced to a pair of...
Steven Baxter
06 January 2012
It's not easy being white. Apart from the power, control, jobs and everything, it's a pretty tough life. Every now and...
Steven Baxter
04 January 2012
Doreen Lawrence explained it. Yesterday was not a day for celebration at the guilty verdicts for David Norris and Gary...
Steven Baxter
30 December 2011
I don't often agree with Paul Dacre, but he's always been right about wanting to halve the 30-year rule. How is it that...
Steven Baxter
28 December 2011
The speculation about whether the princess is pregnant is a sad indication of the way we view our public figures. Kate...

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