Warum gibt es etwas und nicht nichts? (Why is there something rather than nothing?) - Leibniz

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

MSM: news suppression service

... But the draft documents reveal how close the [Northern] Rock was to a virtual wipe-out.
The Daily Mail first learned of the bank's secret plans in January but, after a late night call from Mr Darling, was begged not to publish.

(From this morning's Grumbler.)

Has the Press become an arm of Government?


dearieme said...

If the Chancellor says something like "Do you want the murder of some branch staff on your conscience?", you might hesitate. Ditto if he says "Want a peerage?". Or threatens the revelation of some sin in your past. Lord knows what form such conversations take.

Lilith said...

Yes. See today's Guido.