Tag: Slack journalism

Enough With The Sob Stories..!

In a letter from prison seen by The Independent, Mr Beaksantia said he has been left a “broken man” by the deportation order. He said: “What I did was a stupid crime, which I regret and I am serving my…

Oh Captain, My Captain!

As a captain in the so-called politically correct police, I’ve learned that there are arrogant types who use offensive language to assert some kind of superiority. And there are well-meaning types who just get it wrong. Hugh Muir, of course,…

Spit Out That Quinoa Muffin, Hipster!

Sunili Govinnage has some bad news for the foodies: If you haven’t seen any listicles setting out the hundreds of ways coconut oil can improve your life yet, you probably need to check your internet connection. The substance that South…

Hey, If You’ve Nothing To Hide…

The National Union of Students is unhappy that we aren’t more ‘welcoming’ to foreign students, apparently: Figures show PhD students are most likely to feel unwelcome (65.8 per cent) with those from Japan (64.5 per cent), Nigeria (62.8 per cent)…

Maybe You Should Have Checked Out A Book On Property Rights?

An Oxford college has been accused of cultural vandalism after a pop-up library was allegedly destroyed and thousands of donated books left strewn in the street. Well, if they were all copies of ’50 Shades Of Grey’, no harm done……