'Inappropriate Behaviour' - Michael Fallon, Yemen, And The 'Mainstream' That Is Anything But
Publisher: Media Lens
Date Written: 01/11/2017
Year Published: 2017
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX21832
A look at 'mainstream' journalism, a product of corporate conformity and a deference to power that is anything but mainstream.
Mass death, Iraq and Libya destroyed, millions of lives torn apart, profiteering in the billions from the torture of an impoverished, famine-stricken nation none of this was deemed worthy even of mention in considering the record of Fallon and his 'inappropriate behaviour'.
As for his replacement, the Guardian's Andrew Sparrow tweeted a link to his blog piece titled: '10 things you might not know about Gavin Williamson'. Vital facts included news that the new Defence Secretary 'kept a pet tarantula called Cronus on his desk', 'likes hedgehogs', 'is only 41', and 'went to a comprehensive school'.