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My Year Ripping Off the Web with the Daily Mail Online

On July 11 of last year, I arrived to work at the MailOnline newsroom in New York City and saw Keith Poole, our managing editor, standing outside smoking a cigarette. Even from a hundred yards away, it was clear that Poole—a generally pleasant Englishman who oversees much of the Mail's celebrity coverage—was agitated. It didn't take a detective [...] Read more ...

via Gawker
5 Mar 2015

Unconventional Gas/Oil Extraction Working Group

Just watching http://www.cheshirewestandchester.public-i.tv/core/share/open/webcast/0/0/0/0//webcast/0/0/0 - Unconventional Gas/Oil Extraction Working Group - Thu, 05th Mar 2015 - 6:00 pm - Cheshire West and Chester Council webcasting on Cheshire West and Chester Council webcasting [...] Read more ...

via Public-i
5 Mar 2015

Out-of-touch MPs ‘don’t get it’, says ex-Civil Service chief

Too few politicians in Britain have any idea what life is like for people living on benefits, the former head of the Civil Service has warned, criticising ministers who send their children to public schools and have private health care rather than use the NHS. In an outspoken attack Lord (Gus) O’Donnell said there were still “too many people in [...] Read more ...

via Independent
5 Mar 2015

Jihadi Baddie Hosts Event in Parliament

Sayeeda Warsi and a host of Labour MPs attended the unveiling of a ‘Muslim Manifesto’ yesterday at an event on the parliamentary estate. Did they know it was organised by an ‘Islamic extremist’ who has praised Al-Qaeda? Launch of the #MuslimManifesto in Parliament @NorthWestFOP @islam21c @5Pillarsuk pic.twitter.com/228JQx5q75 — Azad Al [...] Read more ...

via Order-order
5 Mar 2015

Birmingham City Council Webcasting

Just watching http://www.birmingham.public-i.tv/core/share/open/webcast/0/0/0/0//webcast/0/0/0 - Planning Committee - 5 March 2015 - Thu, 05th Mar 2015 - 11:00 am - Birmingham City Council Webcasting on Birmingham City Council Webcasting [...] Read more ...

via Public-i
5 Mar 2015

Republic in Parliament Campaign

Winning support for a republic across all the main parties in Westminster, Holyrood and Cardiff. | Crowdfunding is a democratic way to support the fundraising needs of your community. Make a contribution today! Read more ...

via Indiegogo
5 Mar 2015

New York Times rebuilds Media desk

In an effort to rebuild its media team after recent buyouts and the death of columnist David Carr, The New York Times has announced several new appointments on its Media desk, including the promotion of Bill Brink to media editor. Brink, who has served as deputy media editor since 2011, will now oversee all media coverage. He will report to former. Read more ...

via Politico
5 Mar 2015