Posts Tagged “independent”

Liberal Left and ‘anti-Clegg rebellions’ – what Mark Pack and I wrote to the Indy

by Stephen Tall on February 13, 2012

The Independent carried a mischievously misleading front page report last week, hyperbolically headlined ‘Lib Dems rocked by anti-Clegg rebellion’ — their attempt to stir in the wake of the founding of the anti-Coalition Liberal Left group. Here’s the letter my (…)

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Why Simon Kelner is wrong to defend Johann Hari

by Stephen Tall on June 29, 2011

Johann Hari is used to provoking controversy – as the Independent’s most outspoken left/liberal columnist its his stock-in-trade – but yesterday found himself on the receiving end of criticism of his integrity. The reason? His repeated borrowing of quotes from interviews published by other journalists which he then drops into his own interviews as if […]