Man Bites Dog! Or: Daily Mail Manage Fairly Accurate Headline. Eventually.

June 24, 2009 at 5:14 pm (Media, Religion) (, , , , , )

I complained to the Daily Mail some time ago about some misleading headlines. They failed to respond. I then complained to the PCC. Read the rest of this entry »

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3-in-1 PCC Complaint

April 3, 2009 at 1:04 pm (Media) (, , , , , , , , , , )

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This is probably a waste of my time*. Nevertheless, I have decided to complain to the PCC about the failure of the Daily Mail and Daily Telegraph to respond to my criticism of their pieces on red meat and blindness (or the Mail’s piece on the brain’s God spot). Reproduced below is the letter: Read the rest of this entry »

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Letters to The Editor

March 20, 2009 at 9:47 pm (Media) (, , , , , , , )

[BPSDB] Recently, I’ve written several posts about misleading headlines and poor reporting (primarily from the Daily Mail). Having been encouraged to share my concerns with the newspapers in question, I decided to write to them and copy the correspondence here. Read the rest of this entry »

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Daily Mail Finds Scientist’s G-Spot

March 13, 2009 at 10:33 pm (Belief, Media, Religion) (, , )

As far as misleading headlines go, I would say (immodestly) that the title of this blog post isn’t a bad attempt. I’m not as experienced as professional journalists though, so I apologise if my efforts pale into insignificance when compared with the creative headlines appearing in the Daily Fail on a seemingly daily basis. Read the rest of this entry »

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