foret said:^^ news corp in even worse misogyny in usa non-surprise /
absolutely confounded by swears's gnomic jpg/caption
gek-opel said:Swears- I'm loving the "tosh- dead" headline... brilliant... so cruel, and yet exposing what a comical figure the man was... sad, funny, and makes you feel like a bit of a c*nt for laughing at it, but never mind eh?
Another example of that is when, in Sept 2004, Brian Clough died in the middle of the Kenneth Bigley saga. For those who don't know Brian Clough was a football manager known affectionately as Old Big 'Ead, Kenneth Bigley was an English bloke captured in Iraq and held hostage under the threat of beheading (and who was, indeed, beheaded)."It's more like laughing at The Sun for a complete lack of tact."
On a similar note (although I can't remember which paper it was) I remember an article attacking Brass Eye's paedophile programme - next to a leering spread on (the then underage) Charlotte Church's breasts entitled "Look who's a BIG girl now!".
As Littlejohn would say - you couldn't make it up."The Daily Star printed an article decrying Morris and the show next to a piece about the then 15-year-old singer Charlotte Church's breasts under the headline "She's a big girl now". The Daily Mail featured pictures of Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie, who were 13 and 11 at the time respectively, in their bikinis next to a headline describing Brass Eye as "Unspeakably Sick" "