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    Before you say the Sun, the mirror or the star. Lets be honest they are expected to be gutter news and they are exactly that. They live up to it.

    What really annoys me is that they just post depressing liberal pessimistic crap all the day and half the time its all wrong. Why can't they just be optimistic sometimes?

    This is a prime example from a while back.
    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk...-a7199916.html

    'Could Rio be TeamGBs last great Olympics after Brexit' - Really? Instead of celebrating the medals these retards try to claim how reduced income due to brexit will lead to less lottery tickets being sold leading to less funding. hahaha.

    No newspaper posts as much liberal utopian crap as the independent. No wonder they stopped printing their newspapers.

    You are probably going to ask 'Why do you read it then?' - I don't. But unfortunately all this liberal crap gives politics students boners and they start sharing it all over my facebook timeline and I cant avoid it :/.

    Rant over.
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    (Original post by alexjones1994)
    Before you say the Sun, the mirror or the star. Lets be honest they are expected to be gutter news and they are exactly that. They live up to it.

    What really annoys me is that they just post depressing liberal pessimistic crap all the day and half the time its all wrong. Why can't they just be optimistic sometimes?

    This is a prime example from a while back.
    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk...-a7199916.html

    'Could Rio be TeamGBs last great Olympics after Brexit' - Really? Instead of celebrating the medals these retards try to claim how reduced income due to brexit will lead to less lottery tickets being sold leading to less funding. hahaha.

    No newspaper posts as much liberal utopian crap as the independent. No wonder they stopped printing their newspapers.

    You are probably going to ask 'Why do you read it then?' - I don't. But unfortunately all this liberal crap gives politics students boners and they start sharing it all over my facebook timeline and I cant avoid it :/.

    Rant over.
    infowars is 100x worse
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    (Original post by alevelstresss)
    infowars is 100x worse
    Not heard of 'infowars' but if its worse than the independent than i'll be sure to avoid!
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    Daily Mail is the worst.
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    (Original post by NotNotBatman)
    Daily Mail is the worst.
    Ah yes, true. The readers comments though bring it up for me... Make me laugh
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    The Guardian is awful politically, which is sad really because overall its a very informative newspaper
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    Financial Times for the win. Who the hell reads the Independent?
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    (Original post by alexjones1994)
    Not heard of 'infowars' but if its worse than the independent than i'll be sure to avoid!
    lol ur name really is alex jones then

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    (Original post by Sisuphos)
    Financial Times for the win. Who the hell reads the Independent?
    Hippies.
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    (Original post by lawyer3c)
    lol ur name really is alex jones then
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    looooool. Just googled it
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    (Original post by alexjones1994)
    Hippies.
    Nah, the Independent was a pro free-market newspaper (dunno its current editorial stance tbh). The point is that FT is the superior substitute. No reason to read the I.
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    The guardian has in my opinion become even worse in recent years (constantly moaning about "white males" ), not all their writers are bad but 90% are god awful. They also fail to report on a wide range of issues that go against their narrative like the anti-Semitic MP's rejected from the labour party (god forbid the left can be racist too!).

    There was also a story a year back in the press about a young teenage boy that killed himself after being falsely accused of rape, the mail/express/metro all covered it but the Guardian strangely ignored it, presumably because it goes against their feminist agenda.
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    (Original post by remiremi)
    The guardian has in my opinion become even worse in recent years (constantly moaning about "white males" ), not all their writers are bad but 90% are god awful. They also fail to report on a wide range of issues that go against their narrative like the anti-Semitic MP's rejected from the labour party (god forbid the left can be racist too!).

    There was also a story a year back in the press about a young teenage boy that killed himself after being falsely accused of rape, the mail/express/metro all covered it but the Guardian strangely ignored it, presumably because it goes against their feminist agenda.
    I think some of their journalism is still very good but they're not what they were.

    This lost them a lot of credibility IMO.

    https://www.theguardian.com/commenti...below-the-line
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    I don't think the Independent is so bad, progressive politically without being ridiculous like the Guardian most of the time.
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    (Original post by alexjones1994)
    Before you say the Sun, the mirror or the star. Lets be honest they are expected to be gutter news and they are exactly that. They live up to it.

    What really annoys me is that they just post depressing liberal pessimistic crap all the day and half the time its all wrong. Why can't they just be optimistic sometimes?

    This is a prime example from a while back.
    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk...-a7199916.html

    'Could Rio be TeamGBs last great Olympics after Brexit' - Really? Instead of celebrating the medals these retards try to claim how reduced income due to brexit will lead to less lottery tickets being sold leading to less funding. hahaha.

    No newspaper posts as much liberal utopian crap as the independent. No wonder they stopped printing their newspapers.

    You are probably going to ask 'Why do you read it then?' - I don't. But unfortunately all this liberal crap gives politics students boners and they start sharing it all over my facebook timeline and I cant avoid it :/.

    Rant over.
    Nope - any Rupert-Murdoch-owned tabloid (daily mail, express etc) is 100x worse and his papers have significantly damaged society (things like claiming autism was caused by vaccinations, presumably because they value sales over honest reporting or the wellbeing of their readers' children), and then Queen of them all - fox news (which actually had a 'black room' who's purpose was to smear the characters of anyone who threatened them (including those within Fox News who didn't want to be sexually abused by Murdoch's buddy Roger Ailes (a man who is for some reason is allowed to be part of the Donald Trump campaign??!))).
    Also, aside from the long history of his papers' lies Rupert Murdoch is the head of a media empire, has been in bed with ridiculous numbers of politicians and is very much involved in the US lobbying process. If that doesn't scream red flags I don't know what does.
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    Yeah, its brexit reporting showsed its true colours, absolutely terrible paper.
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    (Original post by ValerieKR)
    Nope - any Rupert-Murdoch-owned tabloid (daily mail, express etc) is 100x worse and his papers have significantly damaged society (things like claiming autism was caused by vaccinations etc presumably because they value sales over honest reporting or the wellbeing of their readers' children), and then Queen of them all - fox news (which actually had a 'black room' who's purpose was to smear the characters of anyone who threatened them (including those within Fox News who didn't want to be sexually abused by Murdoch's buddy Roger Ailes (a man who is for some reason is allowed to be part of the Donald Trump campaign??!)).
    Also, aside from the long history of his papers' lies Rupert Murdoch is the head of a media empire, has been in bed with ridiculous numbers of politicians and is very much involved in the US lobbying process. If that doesn't scream red flags I don't know what does.
    Valid. Murdoch is a disgrace. Hillsborough. Need I say more?
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    (Original post by JamesN88)
    I think some of their journalism is still very good but they're not what they were.

    This lost them a lot of credibility IMO.

    https://www.theguardian.com/commenti...below-the-line
    If you look at where the vast majority of the guardian staff background is from you will see a reoccurring pattern, they are all Oxbridge grads

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    [*]Martin Kettle (Associate Editor) – Balliol College, Oxford [*]George Monbiot (Columnist) – Brasenose College, Oxford [*]Jonathan Freedland (Columnist), Wadham College, Oxford [*]Zoe Williams (Columnist), Hertford College, Oxford [*]Jane Martinson (Women’s Editor), [College not clear], Cambridge [*]Peter Preston (Columnist and former-Editor), St John’s College, Oxford [*]Alan Rusbridger (Editor-in-chief), Magdalene College, Cambridge [*]Janine Gibson (Editor-in-chief, Guardian US), St John’s College, Oxford [*]Seumas Milne (Associate Editor and Columnist), Balliol College, Oxford [*]Rowena Davis, (Politics and social affairs journalist), Balliol College, Oxford [*]Hadley Freeman (Columnist and features writer), St Anne’s College, Oxford [*]Paul Lewis (Special Projects Editor), King’s College, Cambridge [*]Madeleine Bunting (Columnist and Associate Editor), Corpus Christi College, Cambridge [*]Jackie Ashley (Columnist and political interviewer), St Anne’s College, Oxford [*]Polly Toynbee (Columnist), St Anne’s College, Oxford

    No wonder why their (mainly working class) readership are disillusioned, Guardian staff are champagne socialists in the very meaning of the term.
 
 
 
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