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Metro’s cage rattled by spoof

July 4, 2010

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The Metro has obtained a High Court injunction against "all persons responsible for the publication and/or distribution" of a Metro spoof paper that was distributed by campaigners at London tube stations on Friday morning.

Are the PCC and NUJ doing enough to stop racist press?

June 21, 2010

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Given the amount of ongoing racism in the UK press, maybe it is time to remind the Press Complaints Commission and the National Union of Journalist, who ostensibly have strict rules against 'prejudicial' and 'pejorative' reporting, that they are not doing their job properly.

British press watchdog criticises racist blog

June 11, 2010

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For the first time it has censured a blog, the UK's Press Complaints Commission criticises right-wing Spectator columnist Rod Liddle for his racist take on crime in an online article, in which he claimed that "the overwhelming majority" of violent crime in London is committed by young Afro-Caribbean men.

Two Days of Action Against Racist Press

June 6, 2010

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Autonomous, decentralised actions and protests against racist press across the UK. 2nd – 3rd July 2010.