Posts Tagged “popbitch”

It appears I am The Economist

by Stephen Tall on October 11, 2012

Via Popbitch (ahem), I stumbled across this post, Is The Economist left or right?, in which the newspaper’s digital editor Tom Standage answers the question thusly: The Economist is not inherently left-wing or right-wing; its political philosophy is rooted in (…)

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Popbitch on Paddick… The way to a journalist’s heart is through their liver

by Stephen Tall on May 10, 2012

The last time I mentioned celeb-gossip site Popbitch here, it was because they’d drawn attention to academic research on the link between the social mobility agenda and cricket. This time, though, it’s the inside track on how — allegedly — (…)

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Popbitch on… the Social Mobility Agenda and Cricket

by Stephen Tall on March 15, 2012

For years my colleagues at The Sutton Trust have been noting how the failure of the British educational/class/economic* system is nowhere more apparent than in the dwindling access to top professions for state school students. Now the satirical gossip website (…)

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Top 10 pop singles of the Noughties

by Stephen Tall on November 27, 2009

Can this list be true? According to Popbitch, yes: 1. Will Young (Evergreen) 2. Gareth Gates (Unchained Melody) 3. Shaggy (Wasn’t Me) 4. Tony Christie/Peter Kay (Amarillo) 5. Band Aid 20 6. Hear’Say (Pure & Simple) 7. Shayne Ward 8. (…)

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Seen and Hurd

by Stephen Tall on February 15, 2007

According to single-sourced gossip-mongers Popbitch: Lord Douglas Hurd was seen last week at a foreign policy think-tank seminar near Temple, “trying to get in but unable to work the lift. He didn’t seem to know which button to push, or (…)

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