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Issue # 198

This Week If it goes on like this, we will have to find a fount of type called Hushed Tones, and put a reporter on the door to collect names of mourners. This week, Plain John Smith remembers Arthur Brown, who died earlier this month. Then Mark Day (we start with an edited extract from […]

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Issue # 197

This Week It’s not too hot for the old folks back home, is it? One asks because the Grim Reaper has got another triple up, this week. Mike Kiddey remembers Eric Purnell of the Daily Telegraph (and elsewhere); Paddy Byrne recalls running up against Terry Newell (Daily Mirror and other places); and we hope to […]

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Issue # 195

This Week What you’re all bursting to know is how many times the royal wedding was mentioned in last week’s papers. You don’t give a toss? That can’t be right, otherwise those worthy charity workers at the Media Standards Trust, who are devoted to protecting the readers from declining levels in the blatts and on […]

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Issue # 195

This Week What you’re all bursting to know is how many times the royal wedding was mentioned in last week’s papers. You don’t give a toss? That can’t be right, otherwise those worthy charity workers at the Media Standards Trust, who are devoted to protecting the readers from declining levels in the blatts and on […]