Maybe [the press] should take a little deeper look into the underlying lack of trust in all institutions instead of attributing the numbers to alleged character flaws of individuals.
So this week marks a big round number anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta. I’m expecting our Prime Minister will say something especially cringeworthy to mark the occasion.
What news items have caught your interest lately?
Yeah, I know that’s generally how the MSM coverage falls out most of the time, but it’s ratcheted up a few notches in recent weeks, hasn’t it? As usual for media circus threads, please share your bouquets and brickbats for particular items in the mass media, or highlight cogent analysis elsewhere, on any current sociopolitical issue (the theme of each edition is merely for discussion-starter purposes).