News media: how many steps too far this time?

HTWB News mediaAre newspapers truly getting too big for their boots in an attempt to sell papers in the light of online competition? Here in the UK this week we have been entertained by a raging battle between the current leader of the Labour (leftie) Party and a well known right-wing tabloid newspaper, the Daily Mail.

The mud-slinging started when the conservative DM accused the late Ralph Miliband, father of the current Labour Party leader Ed, of “hating Britain” because he had happened to swear allegiance to Karl Marx (who happens to be buried in England.) [Read more…]

How not to write picture captions, by a leading UK newspaper

HTWB twinsWithout mentioning names, one of the UK’s best loved/hated newspapers really ought to get their picture caption writers some lessons in English syntax and other literary trifles. Consider the following, hilarious, verbatim examples… [Read more…]

css.php