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Old 8th July 2013, 07:17 AM
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Default JB - Lazy journalism or sensationalism?

Hi,

Found this in The Sun newspaper today on page 7, what do you think?

EXCLUSIVE: Bankrupt UB40 star joins UB40 tribute act | The Sun |Showbiz|Music

Poor old Martin never even got a mention!!

Aaron.
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Old 8th July 2013, 09:37 AM
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It's in The Sun,what do you think?
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Old 8th July 2013, 10:24 AM
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What a fking rag!!! It's an indictment of Britain's population that it's our biggest selling newspaper.Its content consists almost entirely of bulls**t and stuff that doesn't matter.
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Old 8th July 2013, 11:21 AM
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No need for it at all.
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Old 8th July 2013, 11:24 AM
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this storys just been on the newspaper bit on the wright stuff...

as far as the sun is concerned, it seems to me a lot of people in this country.
and i mean A LOT. seem to blindly believe everything they are told,
without question.
you see it it all the time on various social network sites, including this one,
where the keyboard warrior, will FORCE their opinions on others,
slag off anybody who disagrees, and their veiws and assumptions are based usually without, research or even facts.

i once read the comments page on the daily mail website, never again, will i read that.
just a gang of bitter and narrow minded people.. well i say people..
more like wilderbeast. a dumb animal that is nothing more than a mobile larder for lions and crocs...
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Old 8th July 2013, 11:40 AM
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just saw this story covered on the mathew right show.

Nice to see that they realize that the story is a 'bit misleading' as one of the presenters put it.

The way the ScUM has presented the story is their usual snidey, build-em-up, knock-em down, lets all laugh at other people's misfortune, type of journalism that they are well known for.

As they pointed out on the 'right stuff', brian has stated that he wants to play with all the tribute bands if he can. And that he was actually giving something back to our fans while we wait for our rescheduled dates.

No mention, of course, of the fact that we've been playing sell-out shows round europe in the last month or so. But don't let that get in the way of sniggering at perceived misfortune. accurate or not.

Maybe the ScUM should concentrate on getting their reporting of hilsborough right. i'm surprised they can find a journalist that hasn't been jailed for phone hacking, bribing police or corrupting politics.

murdoch is such a lovely bloke isn't he ??
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Old 8th July 2013, 12:03 PM
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just saw this story covered on the mathew right show.

Nice to see that they realize that the story is a 'bit misleading' as one of the presenters put it.

The way the ScUM has presented the story is their usual snidey, build-em-up, knock-em down, lets all laugh at other people's misfortune, type of journalism that they are well known for.

As they pointed out on the 'right stuff', brian has stated that he wants to play with all the tribute bands if he can. And that he was actually giving something back to our fans while we wait for our rescheduled dates.

No mention, of course, of the fact that we've been playing sell-out shows round europe in the last month or so. But don't let that get in the way of sniggering at perceived misfortune. accurate or not.

Maybe the ScUM should concentrate on getting their reporting of hilsborough right. i'm surprised they can find a journalist that hasn't been jailed for phone hacking, bribing police or corrupting politics.

murdoch is such a lovely bloke isn't he ??
Word comrade.BT is music mad.He's played with loads of bands purely for the love of music.He should be celebrated not picked on by the Daily Tosser.Can't say I'm surprised though,cunch of bunts.
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And just think, whoever Murdoch backs every time wins the election! At the same time as dumbing down the general public even further. Now that's 'democracy' in action!
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Could I say that if you find the Sun article pathetic and pointless - then please take the time to post a comment on the story - and make it clear that you find the story pathetic and pointless and mean spirited - that;s the only way they will take notice.
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what i don't get is that the headline says Bri is 'forced' to join them, when in reality there can't possibly be any financial gain in him doing so. it even goes on to say he is doing it for the love of it. talk about manipulating a headline.
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