News of the World

American family comedy act

Now is the time of year when MPs take their extended summer breaks and when, traditionally, the major source of news shuts down. Newspapers usually fill up their pages with […]

The last issue of the News of the World

The Guardian newspaper is whipping itself and its readers into a frenzy of righteous indignation over illegal hacking committed by the News of the World in order to obtain stories. […]

Junk mail from Avaaz

I received a junkmail from an organisation called Avaaz who are using online activism to try and change the world. They say “Avaaz empowers millions of people from all walks […]

So the News of the World was hacking mobile phones as a tool of journalism. We know that the red top newspapers are utter scum so this comes as no […]