LDVideo: Vince and Shirley’s war on Murdoch, while Nick savages PCC as “busted flush”

by Stephen Tall on July 9, 2011

There’s no doubt about the big story this week: Rupert Murdoch being forced to close the biggest-selling British newspaper in a brazen bid to ride out the illegal hacking story that threatens his media empire. Vince Cable’s prophetic powers first came to prominence during the economic storm that came close to collapsing the banking system. […]

In Praise of Nick Davies, the British Bernstein & Woodward to Murdoch’s Nixon

by Stephen Tall on July 9, 2011

One man, above all, deserves to be singled-out for his single-minded pursuit of the lies, deceit and criminality that have stained British journalism: The Guardian’s special correspondent, Nick Davies. His has been a lonely crusade. Despite the mounting evidence of corrupt practices, the tentacles of which have extended right into the very centre of the […]