Posts Tagged ‘media’

Parliament flashmob: the rolled up newspaper is mightier than the pen

Tuesday, May 4th, 2010

Quick & dirty vid of today’s flashmob at in Westminster, in protest at our favourite media barons’ attempts to swing the election to suit themselves, and get themselves out of the mess a hung parliament might land them in.

Nice to see so many people there (including from Avaaz, 38Degrees, and Liberal Conspiracy), and a chance to meet some new faces, and get thumped by them with a roll of paper. If you weren’t there, don’t forget the 38degrees petition.

Election 2010: It’s the Sun wot spun it

Tuesday, May 4th, 2010

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Parliament flashmob today. Check the Facebook event page for more info.

Are you in London this lunchtime? Then I guess I’ll see you at a location soon to be divulged for a newspaper swordfight. The coverage from the partisan press has been pretty shameful this time round – Clegg and Brown have had the same dumping on that Kinnock faced, as Murdoch scrabbles to make sure he’s backed the winning side in the election. (more…)