Tag Archives: Elizabeth Joyce

How journalism works part 64c

I couldn’t help but smile the other day when I spotted a column-filler article in the Walsall Express and Star of Wednesday, 24th August 2011. On the editorial page, under an tawdry why-oh-why whine about Sally Bercow and Big Brother … Continue reading

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Scumbags yet to be caught…

It was good to see that on Friday, the Express & Star and subsequently the Birmingham Mail caught up with the awful story of the mobility scooter being stolen from Brownhills. The commonality of the language used in both articles … Continue reading

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Shot down

On Friday, 30th July 2010, six days after publishing an alarmist, flawed and shoddy scare story about Lichfield Road in Brownhills being ‘gun-plagued’, subsequently proven utterly wrong by West Midlands Police, the Walsall edition of the Express & Star contained this … Continue reading

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West Midlands Police respond to ‘Alarmist’ gun crime story

This morning, 29th July 2010, regular reader and helpful sort Roger Jones – @ziksby on twatter – supplied this comment in response to my ‘Shot in the foot‘ post, which was attempting to locate the truth behind an unpleasant, sensationalist … Continue reading

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Shot in the foot

On Saturday, 24th July 2010, the Walsall Edition of the Express & Star ran a story that really annoyed me. The story also appeared online at the same time – you can see a screenshot of the story below in … Continue reading

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