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    Reading it makes me roll my eyes but I have to say that I love the TV listings magazine they do on a Saturday.
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    (Original post by Libertin du Nord)
    I don't know why people go on about the Daily Mail. The Daily Express is ten times worse.
    I find the daily express is more diana orientated (my mum reads that crap too), and when dealing with diana there's only so much foreigner hating homophobism that can be inserted, and most of that will be against the French anyway.
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    Completely agree about The Diana Express being worse, how the **** they can find so much **** to fill their pages with in 24 hours is beyond me.
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    Im still laughing at the polish apparently stealing swans, its hilarious and depressing at the same time that millions of grown people will now believe the polish up and down the country are stealing the queens swans to cook, honestly :rofl:
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    So my dad brings home the "Mail on Sunday" today as it was given out free by the gym he goes to.

    Second page. What do I see, but an article saying that the BBC lets people **** off Christianity on its message boards but censors bad comments about Islam. Oh dear, I think.

    A few more pages in. An article about the guys camping at Heathrow, trying to make out that they are all weirdo hippies, complete with pictures of them looking like nutters. "The food was vegan and tasted awful" in big letters as an extract from the article. Hmmm...

    Oh and a bit further in, a column praising the "courage" of asylum seekers. Ooh, surprisingly nice of them, I thought. But it actually had a "look, their countries are ****e and they decide to come to ours" angle. And then, underneath, moaning that our country is becoming "irreligious". As if it was a bad thing.

    The rest of it was general moaning about the fire service / police and other public services (yes maybe it'd have been better if they DID have the specialist fire tender near enough to the Cornwall hotel fire, however if they bought more they'd have to raise taxes and you'd moan about that too!)
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    (Original post by Hopping Mad Kangaroo)
    I would like to add this article into the mix, how can someone call their son a monster?
    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/pages/liv...n_page_id=1879
    She doesn't say that anywhere in the article, it's just sensationalist headlining.
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    It's normally the only British rag I can frequently get my hands on so I read it about once a month when I happen to chance upon a copy.
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    (Original post by HenvY)
    She doesn't say that anywhere in the article, it's just sensationalist headlining.
    She allowed the article to be published. Asides it is full of nasty comments towards her son throughout. I hope the poor kid doesnt stumble across the article on the internet some day.
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    (Original post by thefish_uk)
    Oh and a bit further in, a column praising the "courage" of asylum seekers. Ooh, surprisingly nice of them, I thought. But it actually had a "look, their countries are ****e and they decide to come to ours" angle. And then, underneath, moaning that our country is becoming "irreligious". As if it was a bad thing.

    The rest of it was general moaning about the fire service / police and other public services (yes maybe it'd have been better if they DID have the specialist fire tender near enough to the Cornwall hotel fire, however if they bought more they'd have to raise taxes and you'd moan about that too!)
    It's not surprising - they pretend to hate far right groups while sharing many of their viewpoints...which is Ironically quite similar to the tactics of their BNP with their 'we aren't racists' front. Another columnist in particular who does it is John Gaunt of the Sun who loves to chirp on about how great legal immigration and eastern europeans are and will then happily spread bile about them in his next column.
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    (Original post by Hopping Mad Kangaroo)
    She allowed the article to be published. Asides it is full of nasty comments towards her son throughout. I hope the poor kid doesnt stumble across the article on the internet some day.
    She allowed the article to be published but she does not edit the paper and I am absolutely certain that title will have been put their without her permission or knowledge. The article itself is perfectly balanced and is more sympathetic towards her sons condition than nasty towards him.
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    (Original post by HenvY)
    She allowed the article to be published but she does not edit the paper and I am absolutely certain that title will have been put their without her permission or knowledge. The article itself is perfectly balanced and is more sympathetic towards her sons condition than nasty towards him.
    The first comment on the bottom of the article seems to sum up nicely. Asides, I think if the word Monster was used without her consent she would have sued the paper to hell by now. Its a nasty way to treat her kid.
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    I actually disagree with everything I read in that paper. It's funny to compare their anecdotal journalism to the same story reported in something like the guardian. Like someone said before, they'll use one person as an example and build something to get irate about out of it.
    Also, my parents had a massive row with my uncle after he made some comment about immigrants (my mother's father came to this country in the 60's) then upon trying to reconcile things, said he didn't understand what her problem was and then used some daily mail article about immigrants stealing mobile phones to prove he was right and that it was a fact. So I don't think it's harmless.
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    (Original post by Hopping Mad Kangaroo)
    The first comment on the bottom of the article seems to sum up nicely. Asides, I think if the word Monster was used without her consent she would have sued the paper to hell by now. Its a nasty way to treat her kid.
    She's got nothing to sue them for and the article is only 4 days old.

    "my beautiful, articulate boy is also looking forward to taking the first steps towards independence."
    Did you selectively ignore the second to last setence then?
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    (Original post by Hopping Mad Kangaroo)
    The first comment on the bottom of the article seems to sum up nicely. Asides, I think if the word Monster was used without her consent she would have sued the paper to hell by now. Its a nasty way to treat her kid.
    You can't sue a newspaper for quoting something you said.
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    (Original post by scout5)
    I actually disagree with everything I read in that paper. It's funny to compare their anecdotal journalism to the same story reported in something like the guardian. Like someone said before, they'll use one person as an example and build something to get irate about out of it.
    Also, my parents had a massive row with my uncle after he made some comment about immigrants (my mother's father came to this country in the 60's) then upon trying to reconcile things, said he didn't understand what her problem was and then used some daily mail article about immigrants stealing mobile phones to prove he was right and that it was a fact. So I don't think it's harmless.
    have a similar problem my dad is an imigrant of a different race, and my grandparents will go on about immigrants and how much they disagree with it and how they should all be kicked out of the country, then tell me and my sister how amazing and beautiful we are. They also claim to hate tory "*******s" and all they stand for :rolleyes:
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    (Original post by HenvY)
    She's got nothing to sue them for and the article is only 4 days old.

    "my beautiful, articulate boy is also looking forward to taking the first steps towards independence."
    Did you selectively ignore the second to last setence then?
    I read it, its the rest of the article that bothers me.
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    (Original post by Libertin du Nord)
    You can't sue a newspaper for quoting something you said.
    Exactly, so she did say it.
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    http://www.womenstand.com/cnb/shop/t...CategoryID=172

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    (Original post by Hopping Mad Kangaroo)
    Exactly, so she did say it.
    ctrl+f "monster"
    It appears three times, the title, the picture caption and the reader comments.
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    The very existence of this thread proves we like it.

    If wernt the nation of pessimists, cyrbabys and mingebags that we would have to be to enjoy the Mail then we wouldnt immediately start moaning about it on the internet lol.
    :rolleyes:
 
 
 
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