The Sun on Doctor Who

How many obvious errors can you spot in this Sun story: Jennifer could be Dr Who Ab Fab star Jennifer Saunders is set to be the first female Timelord – for just one episode. The comic actress is in talks to become Doctor Who as David Tennant, 36, will leave after filming three specials in… Continue reading The Sun on Doctor Who

Tabloid Misreporting

The BBC are reporting that schools will be entitled to ban the wearing of full-face veils under new new guidelines issued by education ministers Schools allowed to ban face veils Schools will be able to ban pupils from wearing full-face veils on security, safety or learning grounds under new uniforms guidance issued by ministers. Note… Continue reading Tabloid Misreporting

Media Bias

A few different approaches to the same story. Let’s start with the BBC (who can be expected to be a little biased here): Hippos help revamp BBC One idents BBC One has unveiled its latest on-screen identity, complete with new logo and images for the channel. Segments between programmes from 7 October will feature kites,… Continue reading Media Bias

Tabloid Heaven

Today is the sort of day that tabloid journalists dream about. Not only do they have a story involving pop stars, “glamour” models and sex, but they have another one that talks about perverts, missing children and the dangers of the internet. All the important topics covered in just two stories.