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Johann Hari Vs. Johann Hari On The Ethics Of Making Sh!t Up

by matttbastard Johann Hari, September 2011: “If I had asked the many experienced colleagues I have here at The Independent… they would have explained just how wrong I was. It was arrogant and stupid of me not to ask.” Indeed … Continue reading

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In the Kitchen with Ron and Co.

by matttbastard Shorter Associated Press: “‘The world’ = an Italian op-ed scribe, some guy in France, an Egyptian civil servant, and Hugo Chavez.” *blink* Y’know, one would think a purportedly reputable, mainstream news organization would tap into ye olde expense … Continue reading

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Dear Murdoch Times

…ahh, fuggeddaboutit.  Y’all are beyond redemption– making shit up is standard operating procedure for many in the UK press, ethics and standards be damned.   At least folks in the Mother Country readily acknowledge this fact, making its impact far less … Continue reading

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