Thursday August 13, 2020

Read between the lies: Who controls the journalism agenda?

How much of what you read is dictated by public relations and corporate agendas?

10th April, 2016
Catherine Heaney, founder and managing director of DHR Media Picture: Fergal Phillips

Last month, BBC News 24 reported that a groom on his stag party, travelling with Ryanair from Luton to Bratislava, had whipped out his penis and spun it around while shouting: “I don’t care, if we crash, I have a helicopter.”

Hilarious (or disturbing) as this story might be, it never actually happened. BBC News had learned that a flight had been diverted because of rowdy stags and put out a call...

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