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Manx news comment bingo!

A bit of fun for the first post of 2018! If there’s one thing that’s predictable, it’s audience response. And the Isle of Man has its own set of quirks that makes it fairly easy to predict. With that in mind, here’s Manx Facebook Comments Bingo!

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Island sex offender wants Google link removed

Here’s an interesting development, particularly given current threats to press freedom that already exist on the Isle of Man. I’ve not seen one of these before, although I do try to keep an eye on Manx links Google’s removing. It’s a defamation claim from a convicted sex offender. He wants a Manx Radio report on […]

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Moorhouse media misunderstandings

Sometimes it’s hard to see what politicians are getting at when it comes to the media – and sometimes they don’t make it any easier to understand them. In Tynwald this week, Arbory, Castletown and Malew MHK Jason Moorhouse asked a very odd question which had a number of implications. And it’s not the first […]

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How to complain about press coverage of… your court case

So you’ve been caught doing something you shouldn’t have, been arrested and now it’s time to face the music. But you’re not fussed on the world knowing your business. Lately, I’ve had a few complaints from people who’ve appeared in court and aren’t happy their case has been written about. So what can you do?

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Fake news: what it really means

There’s a growing tendency for people to start shouting “fake news!” at the slightest provocation – and the phrase has now been named “Word of the Year” by dictionary compiler Collins. But what actually is fake news?

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