Posts Tagged “private eye”

At last I make the front cover of Private Eye

by Stephen Tall on December 10, 2014

More accurately, my colleagues at LibDemVoice made the front cover to say “So, farewell then” to me (not that I’ve gone quite yet)… Thank you, one and all: Caron, Ryan, Alex, Helen, Sara, Paul, Mary, Nick and Alan. Enjoy reading (…)

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The day Private Eye invited me to lunch

by Stephen Tall on October 22, 2014

I wrote my one and only letter to Private Eye when I was 17. They published it, and so I retired as a correspondent with a 100% success rate. It was about their coverage of John Smith’s death. I’m pretty sure I (…)

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Daily Mail attacks Nick Clegg for Cyril Smith RIP tribute. Why?

by Stephen Tall on April 16, 2014

‘Squirming of the Lib Dems’ is the Daily Mail’s front page splash today. It’s the second successive day the paper has tried, a bit desperately, to pin blame on Nick Clegg for the extensive abuse allegedly committed by former Liberal MP Sir Cyril Smith in the 1960s and ’70s. The basis for the paper’s accusations […]