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    11th Dec'17 0
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    Wrapping Paper Fury

    “Follow the money”, as the saying goes. “Hit them where it hurts” goes another. Stop Funding Hate takes these wise slogans and has turned them […]

    Mike Small 21st Nov'17 4
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    Mike Small 20th Nov'17 4
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    14th Nov'17 1
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    Alt Press History

    We are researching Scotland’s radical press and the history of the pre-internet alternative media. We are looking at: Cencrastus, Common Sense, Scottish Child, Calgacus, Radical […]

    13th Nov'17 35
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    RTs are Not Endorsements

    The news that two politicians who have more than many experienced smear, personal attacks, racism, sexism and political bias should start-up their own TV production […]

    Mike Small 11th Nov'17 61
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    Joe Crawford 24th Oct'17 20
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    A Rough Guide to a Rough Media

      Slightly better news from the OECD, if you can find it in the world’s most beautiful country On the morning that the Herald did […]

    Neil Blain 18th Oct'17 5
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    A Decade of Writing

    We are celebrating still being around after ten years. It’s our birthday! Send us a monthly present here. Here are a selection of some of […]

    Mike Small 30th Sep'17 0
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    Ian Bell Prize for New Writing

    The National Union of Journalists Edinburgh Branch and Ian Bell’s family invite entries by young writers for a new award to commemorate Ian Bell, the […]

    29th Sep'17 3
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    Liquid Lies and Solid Facts

    Nixon had Ron Ziegler, Thatcher had Bernard Ingham, the Pistols had Malcolm McLaren, Saddam Hussein had Comical Ali,  Trump had Sean Spicer. Everyone needs a […]

    Mike Small 19th Sep'17 12
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    Heavy Handed

    Yesterday the Sun’s columnist Rod Liddle wrote openly mocking the genocide of the Rohingya people. In a departure that was called “astonishingly loathsome, even by […]

    15th Sep'17 2
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    Blog Awards

    We’re delighted to be shortlisted for the Best UK Blog 2017 in the Politics section. We’re down to the final six. The other five nominations are: […]

    Mike Small 5th Sep'17 2
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    Yer Da

    The tragic limits to cultural self-loathing, or, social media meets monolingualism…   *We really need your support to develop though and we’d like to ask you […]

    5th Sep'17 3

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