Tuesday July 14, 2020

Rollicking good read reveals the main men behind the Daily Mail

A masterful job of capturing the essence of the Mail's peculiar, faintly terrifying mania

9th April, 2017
Paul Dacre: in charge of the Daily Mail since 1992, his hatred of technology is such that he refuses to use a computer Pic: Getty

While I was writing this review, the Daily Mail’s latest front-page screamer was doing the rounds on social media. ‘SAVAGES,’ the 150-point headline howled, above the appalling story of a mob beating an asylum seeker almost to death in a London street – collateral damage in a cultural climate that has in no way been stoked up or amplified by the Mail’s endless succession of front pages such as ‘THE SWARM ON OUR STREETS’ and...

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