Tag : daily mail

Banning the Daily Mail is a risk

2 years ago / 0 comments

In an unprecedented move for the online encyclopaedia, English Wikipedia have voted to ban The Daily Mail as a source for citation, claiming it to be ‘generally unreliable’. The paper is now prohibited from being used in contributions to the English section of Wikipedia, save for ‘exceptional circumstances’. This decision … Read More

A response to Piers Morgan’s article about sexism

3 years ago / 0 comments

With women facing as many hurdles as ever to equality, and male privilege still remaining, who better to dissect such delicate topics than the man himself: Piers Morgan, Daily Mail journalist (I say journalist here in the loosest possible sense). Piers Morgan is a man who believes Donald Trump is … Read More

FemSoc complaint undermined by media backlash

3 years ago / 0 comments

  A Biology graduate from Leeds University, who recently accused supermarket Morrisons of sexism after finding copies of New Scientist stocked under a section marked as ‘Men and Motors’, has seen her complaint receive national attention. Sophia Anam, a 21-year-old member of LUU’s FemSoc, took to social media to voice … Read More

Ambivalent Annies and Fickle Fannies

4 years ago / 0 comments

Scientists have now proved that women are the less decisive sex – I know it’s true ‘cos I read it in the Daily Mail. Any chance to reinforce an unqualified social stereotype and the Daily Mail Online whips out a megaphone. Just another bit of harmless chauvinism based on pseudo-science … Read More

Comment | Why The Mail Is Right

5 years ago / 0 comments

It’s frankly terrifying how quickly the calls for tougher press regulation can be heard after anything even mildly controversial graces the pages of Britain’s love-hate, social hypochondriac. When the Mail chose to kick the dust up about Labour leader Ed Miliband’s heritage following his intrepid, policy defining speech, I don’t … Read More