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Irony and the Internet

There has been a dispute running for some time now between the Fire Brigade Union and the government over the issue of pensions, culminating in a bit of low-profile strike action but a lot of social media indignation. I am … Continue reading

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What’s going on at The News?

Update 14/3: Shortly after I hit “publish”, a story popped up on HoldTheFrontPage about an initiative by Local World, one of Johnston’s main rivals in the local paper market.  They are now allowing the Police to publish stories directly without … Continue reading

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Pier latest 9/3/14 and the “Great Wall of Southsea”

All is confusion.  One Pier owner says “it’s sold”, one still won’t comment on whether it has or not.  Nothing will happen unless they both agree.  Portsmouth City Council are going with the “it’s been sold” line, though they don’t … Continue reading

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