Once we had game shows to evaluate and reward our knowledge of trivia, and competitive sports to reward our physical ability. Then came the reality show. The conventional wisdom is that audiences flock to reality shows because they enjoy the
A Freedom of Information request has revealed that the Leicestershire Police force spent £548,477 in 2007-08, whilst assisting in the International search for Madeleine McCann but a Home Office grant covered most of this. Officers declined to detail expenses for operational reasons.
The dead tree press has commissioned some of its lawyers and senior editors to take a good hard look at current practice in the media – before the committee set up by the Minister for Culture, Media and Sport starts poking around.
Metodo3 the infamous Spanish detective agency involved in searching for Madeleine McCann was today accused by the Spanish Attorney General’s Office of squirreling other people’s nuts away for a rainy day.
The ‘crack’ detective team – and who can forget that
Steven Poole coined the phrase ‘Unspeak’ as a fitting title for his book describing the process by which certain key words can lay claim to the high moral ground in a contentious matter without having to justify the
There have been several theories floating around cyber space as to exactly why Gerry McCann arrived in Portugal in his best suit last Tuesday accompanied by his lawyer – one of the more interesting suggestions was that he was making a
Jay Rosen, a man who had a brief career as a journalist that he wisely curtailed with a decision to study in depth the far more interesting rise of citizen journalism and blogging, has penned an interesting academic article HERE on
Gerry MCann finally flew back to Portugal to assist the search for his ‘missing’ daughter – why would be be greeted by British officials? Is he officially a VIP now? Surely it would be more sensible for him to meet Portuguese
Gonçalo Amaral, the detective who left the Madeleine McCann inquiry citing political interference has decided to enter politics and compete in the forthcoming municipal elections to the Municipal Council of Olhão the PSD. That should set the cat Continue reading →