‘Mail vs Miliband’

By Saturday, October 5, 2013 0 Permalink

In recent times I have taken to getting most of my news from skim reading various journalistic publications I favour for matters I am interested in, and watching or listening to topical news comedy shows on tv and radio. This generally works in helping me to keep my both my sanity, and to be well enough informed of the things that really matter. And of course with the internet, it is difficult to be in the dark about anything really. Yet the story that has really riled me during the last few days is the Miliband family insults. Naturally, as an adult orphan, I feel especially prickly about this topic. I would defend my parents in a blink of an eye and would be mortified to hear a stranger hurl unjustified insults in such a way as the Daily Mail has done.  But also as a fan of great journalism, it just disgusts me how dumbed ...