Debate around the web

In Uncategorized on June 3, 2009 at 2:36 pm

Dan Sabbagh’s article in The Times regarding Andy Burnham’s call for Ofcom to investigate the treatment of Susan Boyle has attracted over 120 comments and was the most read article on the website this morning. In comparison, the next most read article had just 74 comments whilst a similar story in The Guardian received just 15 comments.

Ofcom has published figures revealing that Friday’s semi final of Britain’s Got Talent attracted 331 complaints whilst the final on Saturday night received 16 complaints.

Robert Flello, Hazel Blears’ PPS has said that she resigned as secretary of state for communities and local government because she was no longer able to cope with the pressure of being doorstepped each day – via PoliticsHome.

The Croydonian blog has highlighted problems with fact-checking on an electoral map produced by the Daily Telegraph.

Paul Canning questions an assertion in the Telegraph that the MPs expenses story couldn’t have been broken with the help of ‘Kool-aid slurping Wikipedians’.


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