Monthly Archives: March 2011

Lost in the Moral Maze

 The folly of saying “no comment” struck me this week as I was listening to BBC Radio 4 when the pharmaceutical industry refused to put up a spokesman to take part in the Moral Maze. In this stimulating discussion programme …

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He’s called the hidden paw

Like Macavity, the mystery cat who is never there, Peter Mandelson seems to get the blame for all kinds of dark deeds without ever being there. Large photographs of him and Colonel Gadaffi’s son Saif appeared in yesterday’s Sunday Times …

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Product hype disguised as news

I thought the editor of  The Times had lost his news sense when I first looked at the paper this morning.  The front page carries a dreary picture of Apple boss Steve Jobs, an unremarkable looking bloke in glasses, black …

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