November 8th, 2012

Breaking : NUJ Chapel Strike Ballot at Guardian

Sources tell Guido that the NUJ chapel at the Guardian are balloting on whether or not to have a full vote on whether or not to strike. How this will help the situation is beyond Guido.

Given the Guardian loses a £100,000-a-day it might even save them money…


76 Comments

  1. 1
    Polly from her Tuscan Estate says:

    First

    Out

    • 3
      Polly says:

      Would anyone even notice if the Guardian journos went on strike?

      • 8
        ÁC1 says:

        BBC would have to look elsewhere to get the day’s narrative.

        • 15
          Old Tory Bigot says:

          Possibly not as the BBC employ most of the Graun ‘journalists’ on a part-time basis anyway.

          • Lord Wayne of Names says:

            Why do people say that the Guardian or its owners avoided paying taxes which could have built a hospital or two?

            Is it worth google-ing that?

          • Old Tory Bigot says:

            You don’t understand Lord Wayne.

            It’s alright when THEY do it.

          • Butch Dave - PR spokesman for p*e*o rings says:

            Will no one think of the arse bandits?!

    • 6
      Hoo Flung Dung says:

      Song 4 Polly

      Eh- Sexy Lady, Oppa is Guardian style
      Eh- Sexy Lady oh oh oh oh

    • 12
      Old Tory Bigot says:

      Bring it on.

      Anything that fucks up the official mouthpiece of the ‘progressive’ left is fine by me.

      They are already hemorrhaging money and handing out redundancy notices so this can only help.

      • 68
        lojolondon says:

        Not to mention biggest tax dodgers out! – Offshore trust, have never paid a penny of tax!! – Hypocrites!

  2. 2
    Kebab Time says:

    The Guardian? Is it still in business if so cant say i have noticed!

    • 39
      Red Egg Millitit..... says:

      The Grauniad journalists want a strike?? Ahhhhhhh bless ‘em :)

      • 63
        XXX says:

        “Given the Guardian loses a £100,000-a-day it might even save them money…” it will not have been the first time that such a ruse has been used, by law if they just walk out, they have put their own jobs on the line, they have to go through a set proceedure step out of line or jump the gun, they have no recourse.

  3. 4
    Polly in Tuscany says:

    Lovely here this time of year. Solidarity with you all.

  4. 5
    I don't need no doctor says:

    Getting back to the BBC / Savile issue, where did that story come from recently, who started it, what was the source. Anyone know?

    • 10
      Tom Watson says:

      Not sure,but it was me who drew attention away from it

    • 11
      Ehtch says:

      Jimmy Savile, obviously mun. !!!!

    • 21
      Anonymous says:

      Wasn’t it Lucy Manning at ITN?

    • 55
      a non says:

      When somebody emerged claiming to be Jimmy Savile’s love child sniffing potential money from his estate, the rest claiming abuse came out of the woodwork.

      • 66
        XXX says:

        Paternity would be easy to prove by DNA from the corpse so what is the problem. Pete Stringfellow bragged he had had 1,000 women, leaves Saville way behind, presumably they have all been of age, it is sometimes very difficult to tell whether a girl is 15 or 16 these days they should all be 18 to get into his club away

    • 71
      Beeboid says:

      It was the ITV exposure when the BBC chickened

      • 74
        Ehtch says:

        Oh jesus, do I have to post the fish fungers video again? Ok, ok, here it is,

        And yes, the greek ladies have first hand experiences of such when they were young, and fucked their minds, so have thesedays problems with men, but they are slowly getting over it. They are intelligent, so when young, they were a target for the arsoles in life.

  5. 7
    Ehtch says:

    Complained to The Guardian/Observer about their lack of Rabodirect Celtic rugger league match reports, but would they listen? Noooo! So doesn’t surprise me there is discomtent in their lower ranks.

    After The Times messed up, The Guardian could have been doing quite well now, if they had any imagination. Too Islington and Hamstead Teeth comfortable they are, that is their problem.

    • 18
      Archer Karcher says:

      They have plenty of imagination at the Guardian. They imagine the weather is going to kill us and CO2 is a deadly polluting poison.

  6. 9
    dunstall says:

    I believe its very important to support Polly and her colleagues shurely they cannot be expected to move fro Islington and Tuscany to Bow and Benidorm

    • 16
      Ehtch says:

      Move it back to Manchester – that is imagination for you. And tell the beeb in Salford to grow up and stop whinging – it is a slow burner.

      • 20
        Old Tory Bigot says:

        Actually I think moving the BBC (or at least part of it) to Salford was a stroke of genius.

        It is amusing to see how the beeboids react to being plonked into the sort of vibrant, multi-cultural community they have so relentlessly espoused for everyone else.

        Of course, most of them still commute from Primrose Hill rather than having to live amongst all those cultural enriching folks.

        • 23
          Anonymous says:

          But licence payers are forking out for wealthy BBC staff to commute.

          • Old Tory Bigot says:

            Precisely.

          • Ehtch says:

            Easy, tell them to move. I could send them a list of posho Cheshire estate agents that have fine properties on their books. Most even have a few acres to keep ones horse on. And third of the price of the home counties.

            Makes sense all round I think.

          • Old Tory Bigot says:

            But it’s not London though, is it?

            You’re nobody in the leftist media chatterati if you don’t love in London (and very particular parts of London at that).

        • 43
          Gobby Ginger Dwarf says:

          There’s nothing wrong with Salford. It’s provided me with a good living for years.

          • Ehtch says:

            Fine place, Salford. They like their music, so that is good enough for me,

          • Ehtch says:

            Not forget Mark E. of course, a fine citizen of Salford, here is Mt Smithe in Oslo, diplomatically, as you Manch do, classic clip,

          • Ehtch says:

            might as well show Mark E. and mates on Jools, showing Robert the SE Engurland Plank what for?

  7. 13
    Adam n Eve's uncle says:

    The other unions will fully back you, carry on and watch them walk.

  8. 25
    Ehtch says:

    And it seems Labour needs a whiter than white washing soap powder than the leaking Tory Whitehall civil service can supply, it seems, with reference to the Moran blog thread that doesn’t accept my view.

  9. 27

    Oh dear, it would seem that the NUJ want to do to our wonderful publication what I want Alphonse to do to me by the pool.

    But I bet the the NUJ won’t have to give it to the Grauniad from behind, because a newspaper can’t get halitosis.

  10. 29
    Philip Schofield says:

    I have a list of over 25,000 names I found in a phone book.What are you going to do about it Prime minister?

  11. 30
    Philip Schofield says:

    **Breaking News**

    Shocking news this morning that Princess Diana was pregnant when she died!! This will rock the royal family to its’ core. I have conclusive proof, and I printed it off last night. Holly, can you believe it?

    • 32
      indigenous pleb says:

      fuck off kiddie fiddler apologist. you scum are gonna get payback, soon.

      • 36
        Ehtch says:

        Got to catch them in the act, it seems, with at least the whole World’s press there, at the very very least. And Jesus Christ, but then he won’t be believed in court though either. : )

      • 40
        Tom Watson says:

        I love it when a plan comes together

  12. 34
    Sparkler says:

    If only the BBC would go on strike, permanently.

  13. 37
    BBC/ Labour Spot the difference says:

    Losing £100,000 a day that’s chicken feed,Brown used to lose that much in about 10 minutes.Surely they should follow the mantra they recommend for the country,borrow,borrow and borrow even more and just carry on regardless.
    The thought of poor Polly in a soup kitchen over Christmas,is almost too much to bare.

  14. 38
    Sussana Reid says:

    So how on earth will she cope next year when BBC Breakfast ups sticks to Salford, 200 miles north of BBC Television Centre in west London? The boys will stay with their father, Dominic Cotton, in their south-east London home.‘We’re not moving as a family. Dom’s work [he’s communications director for charity UK Youth] is in London. The children are at school there,’ she says. ‘It’s going to mean a long commute for me but I can do it.

    In other words I would rather pull my own fucking teeth out than go and live with poor northern people

    • 67
      I don't n e e d no doctor says:

      Just how far is her head stuck up her own arse. Pompous, just like that Fiona Bruce. Ex John Lewis staff, that’s what they are.

  15. 40
    JH says:

    Bravo, Guardianistas, Bravo.

    It’s really, really amusing watching you lot finally, finally realise that the magic money tree is dying off. Let’s see you operate in the real world. Let’s watch you discover the true value of your precious fucking progressive opinions.

    But strike in the meantime. That will really, really help. The publication you work for is haemorrhaging £50 million a year. Were it not for a tawdry car selling operation – something far below your progressive sensibilities – the bailiffs would already have turned up and taken away your Mac Pros and retina display studio monitors no matter what your protestations.

    Imagine how you will feel as the bullshit fanciful furniture in your bullshit office’s bullshit inspiration spaces is carted out by rough men who frankly look like Sun readers, ugh.

  16. 44
    Polly Toynbee says:

    I suggest we introduce a newspaper licence fee whereby every household gets a copy of the Guardian whether they fucking like it or not.

  17. 45
    out and out says:

    I will share something with you all
    Schofield had an affair with radio one DJ Peter Powell (Anthea Turners ex)
    Both consenting adults so fair enough
    He doesnt like people to know that but its true

    • 49
      Philip Schofield says:

      Where’s your proof? You could have just Googled that and got any old shit.

    • 50
      out and out says:

      Oh and how do I know that?
      A freinds GF was freinds with the pair of them
      The BBC really is riddled with deviants which explains their rampant liberalism

  18. 48
    Red Egg Millitit..... says:

    These pics of Nadine in The Mail today…. one shows her looking like Jabba the hut, certainly no more lusting after her from me…
    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2229699/Im-A-Celebrity-2012-Nadine-Dorries-investigated-parliamentary-standards-commissioner.html

    • 51
      Ehtch says:

      She is 55, isn’t she. So away from the face, she does look 55, where botox has never touched.

    • 53
      Beast says:

      Ditto
      I was contemplating a novelty MILF wank ,
      No longer!
      Nadine you are out of my wank bank!

      • 57
        Ehtch says:

        It’s the mind mun you should be wanking to, not the body, another 55 “young” lady told me… Anyway, what about necrophliac wanking, this is my favorite… : )

        Box of kleenex, friend?

    • 59
      Old Tory Bigot says:

      Oh for God’s sake you chaps.

      I wonder what you all look like. All golden youthful Adonis’s are we?

      There is nothing funnier than a gaggle of flabby, balding, aging men ooohing and aaarrring and saying “I would” or “I wouldn’t with yours” as if the lady in question would even let you within 50 yards of her.

      It’s enough to turn me into a bloody feminist!

      • 60
        Ehtch says:

        Well, I am still at my fight weight, welterweight, and got all my hair, and 51, but rusting badly up top though. And still beating the nineteen year old ladies with my shitty stick, well, not all of them, of course….

  19. 70
    keredybretsa says:

    Couldn’t have happened to a naicer paper.

  20. 73
    Telegram for Mongo says:

    Poor old Graun. Looks like it’s curtains for the liberal fascist sad sacks.

    Bye then.


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