Browsing All posts tagged under »The Sun«

Finally, the actual truth on Hillsborough

October 18, 2011


“Now for the truth”. The Liverpool Daily Echo has every reason to be happy with the outcome of yesterday’s parliamentary debate on the 1989 Hillsborough disaster. Twenty-two-and-a-half years is a long time to wait for justice. But the families of the 96 Liverpool supporters who tragically died will finally get the truth after Home Secretary […]

Murdoch, moguls and democracy

January 2, 2010


The vast expanse of Rupert Murdoch’s media empire means millions of people across the world are reliant on it for their news, yet this responsibility is not one that Murdoch has ever taken seriously. My view is that the provision of news is crucial to any democracy, and therefore that the it should not be […]

Murdoch at it again

September 30, 2009


Most people of a political persuasion will remember, or at least be aware of, the 1992 claim that it was the Sun ‘what won’ the 1992 election for John Major’s Conservative Party. The campaign against Neil Kinnock is as infamous as it was vindictive, though I have my doubts whether or not a newspaper, even […]