Category Archives: Politics

WHEN IS A SEX STORY NOT A SEX STORY. WHEN IT THREATENS THE PRESS MORE THAN THE SEXY BEASTS.

Newspaper Executive Steve Sampson on the latest scandal to engulf a government Minister. This time it’s the Culture Minister in charge of… The Press. So a senior government Minister has been banging a prostitute (sorry Guardian/BBC… sex worker) who specialises … Continue reading

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WOULD YOU LIE TO ME BABY? YES – IF YOU WERE ONE OF THOSE BLOODY ANNOYING POLITICAL POLLSTERS

No-one likes a smart-arse – but am I the only person who got the Election right? Apart from the punter who put £30K on at 7-1. Was I swayed by the pollsters? Hell no! I based my opinion on one … Continue reading

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A LAST DESPAIRING ELECTION MESSAGE – VOTE FOR ME, I’VE GOT BIG T**S

It’s make your mind up time folks – and the paper you read could swing your last minute vote. The front pages are screaming “Vote This Way” – but we do care? The Guardian is read by people who think … Continue reading

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VOTE FOR ME, HOW AM I LOOKING?

ASK THE PICTURE EDITORS AND CARTOONISTS. THEY’LL MAKE THE POLITICIANS LOOK LIKE WINNERS OR HOLD THEM UP TO SEARING RIDICULE There was famously never a bad picture of Princess Diana in the papers. Why would you – she sold copy … Continue reading

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IT WON’T BE THE SUN WOT WINS IT THIS TIME – BUT IT MIGHT BE TWITTER… (Part 2)

Nicola Sturgeon just dropped the first tactical nuclear weapon of the Election. Not in a speech or an interview on TV – she bypassed traditional media to slam the Daily Telegraph in capital letters on her Twitter account as soon … Continue reading

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FORMER EDITOR OF THE SCOTTISH SUN STEVE SAMPSON ON SNP LEADER NICOLA STURGEON AND SEX

Nicola Sturgeon isn’t a sex symbol – but the newspapers are obsessed with her sex. The Tories launched a poster campaign with Miliband in Alex Salmond’s pocket – old hat. The Daily Mail’s cartoonist had poor Ed stuffed between Nicola’s … Continue reading

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IT WON’T BE THE SUN WOT WINS IT – BUT YOUTUBE MIGHT

Rupert Murdoch famously bollocked Kelvin MacKenzie for the Sun’s searing headline “It was the Sun what won it”. As with many things to do with Kelvin, Rupert completely misunderstood his mercurial Editor’s thought process. The headline caught the mood of … Continue reading

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