April 15th, 2014

GIF: Decline of the Dead Tree Press


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  1. 1
    Anonymous says:

    Should be wiped out in a few years thank god.

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    • 14
      Ah! where's my line says:

      Where’s the Blog incline?

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    • 22
      BirdWatcher says:

      “Should be wiped out in a few years thank god.” – to be replaced by SkyNews??? What a lot of shit that is – Propaganda-News-Are-us

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      • 67
        Julian Gibb says:

        Aljahzeera / RT etc these give world coverage and good in depth articles.
        The BBC is now worse than SKY.

        As for print – the internet has highlighted what it really was – opinion and attempts at opinion forming. The end can’t come quick enough.

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        • 68
          Morning Star says:

          Papers like the Mail and the Express are just advertorials anyway with celeb pictures alongside the latest propaganda handout from their bosses in tl avis and New york. They certainly are not fighting for truth and justice.

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    • 39
      BBC News Editor says:

      We don’t have to sell – we get paid for nothing.

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  2. 2
    Guido Forks says:

    More than 7 million newspapers sold every single day. Not bad.

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    • 24
      Captain Haddock says:

      Printed newspapers have had their chips.

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      • 37
        non taxable pikey says:

        Especially since the EU banned the use of newspapers to wrap them in. 10% of the population buy newspapers. Says it all, comprehensively Fkd. Sell your shares now.

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      • 51
        broderick crawford says:

        I hope free papers will still be available otherwise how to wrap our chips ?

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    • 71
      Now wash your hands says:

      The News Of The World used to fit perfectly on the nail in our lavatory toilet. Cannot use either glossy magazines or Private Eye.

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  3. 3
    The MSM are cunts says:

    C’unts who peddle neocon libertarian propaganda get what they deserve in the end.

    Vive le internet!

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  4. 4
    Speaker of truth says:

    Doesn’t stop you taking money off the dead see press thou does it greedo?

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  5. 5
    The Sport says:

    The Sport is only 15p – 5p less than The Sun!

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    • 27
      A Daily Star reader says:

      The Daily Star is only 15p a day too in paper form.

      And online e-editions are only £4.99 per month compared to The Sun+ price of £8.67 per month!

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      • 52
        What are all these "Unauthorised Overdraft" charges on my Bank statement? says:

        So the online version of the Star is more expensive than the paper.

        But surely the Sun costs £1 per month … that’s what Gheedough told me.

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      • 65
        Love Puppie says:

        yep. Cheaper than Andrex

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  6. 6
    Tom says:

    Then who needs L eveson?

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  7. 7
    As maybe says:

    Sorry to say but my favourite blog (order order) has slipped in my ratings after it’s (known to be false evidence) attack on Farage Still voting UKIP

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    • 31
      Anonymous says:

      Indeed, you are so right. What is it with you Guido- who do you really support?

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    • 34
      read the instructions on the tin says:

      Guido is anti politics in general you dweebs.

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      • 63
        llareggub says:

        I have to say I was slightly put out when anarcho-Guido came out as a CCHQ plant. Still the best thing out there mind. Any good new interesting blogs?

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  8. 8
    Sue Denim says:

    You’re supposed to start the y axis at 80,000.

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  9. 9
    Andrew Efiong says:

    What happens if you include their web readers? I suspect the curve goes up!

    Isn’t the Daily Mail one of the most read websites in the world?

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    • 13
      M­a­­q­bo­­ul says:

      To be meaningful you would only have to include paid for websites. The Daily Mail website is free of course.

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    • 38
      non taxable pikey says:

      Only for salacious gossip.

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      • 53
        Sir James Savile OBE says:

        I read the Mail for the scantily dressed 14-year-old daughters of celebrities.

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        • 59
          licenced to shill says:

          surely you mean used to nail scantily clad 14 years olds? course not. guess they would be too old for you. fucking monster. course m@rk th()mpson never knew nowt, even though he became director of television at the beeb the same month that infamous bbc2 doc “when louis met j[mmy” was first broadcast.

          here’s a pic of someone who very much looks like the former beeb dg in a hot tub. happy fucking new year you complete fucking wanker!

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  10. 10
    Piers Morgan says:

    Your voicemail is as boring as hell.

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  11. 11
    c777 says:

    I wonder what the true figures are for, say BBC news?

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  12. 16
    Maria Miller says:

    Oscar Pistorius asked me to share his poem on this blog

    Roses are red
    Violets are blue
    Please do not shoot
    It’s me on the loo

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    • 21
      Oscar Pistolius says:

      “I sharted at her to get art of my harse, me ladee”…sob, cry, sob…”er…I meant I sharted at him to get art of my harse, me ladee”…sob, cry and sob again.

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      • 36
        Wobbly Bristols says:

        You forgot the ixpletives, me ladee.

        “I sharted at her to get art of my fickin harse, me ladee”…sob, cry, sob…”er…I meant I sharted at him to get art of my fickin harse, me ladee”…sob, cry and sob again.

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    • 32
      cheche says:

      ha ha vg

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    • 54
      London Underground says:

      Dear Maria,

      We would be interested in publishing a series of your poems in our trains and tube stations if you think you could make ones that scan less well

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  13. 19
    message to the msm says:

    Leveson, another nail in the coffin lid.

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  14. 23
    Truthteller says:

    Report Establishment spin and lies and this is what happens.

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  15. 25
    We all know you anti-gay righties are closet booty fans says:

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    • 30
      shit stabbing news says:

      Did they make a bum baby?

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      • 33
        We all know you anti-gay righties are closet booty fans says:

        I don’t know. Maybe you should ask some esteemed Tory heteros like Harvey Proctor, friend of Maggie, or Crispin Blunt, friend of Maggie, or Derek Laud, friend of and speechwriter to Maggie, Michael Portillio, friend of Maggie, or Alan Duncan, friend of Maggie.

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        • 35
          shit stabbing news says:

          I don’t care what colour they come in, pink or blue, they’re all making bum babies out of shit.

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    • 47
      Right Full Rudder says:

      You woofters just have to believe that everyone secretly likes it up the arse, don’t you?

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  16. 26
    Moley says:

    Declining readership?

    Possibly that has something to do with the Telegraph’s new editorial policy of insulting its readership’s intelligence at every available opportunity.

    What is interesting is the number of strings the EU can pull when it wants the “right” result in referenda and elections.

    They don’t want to lose those fat salaries and expenses and their enormous pensions; that is their motivation.

    However; the unemployed youth of Europe are in far greater numbers and have a rather more pressing need.

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  17. 28
    Ah! but says:

    Bells mark Hillsborough anniversary.

    Maybe, but you can’t really expect Jamesons to sponsor it.

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    • 41
      Lord Stansted says:

      How many times has the list of the fallen been read out?

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      • 58
        how do you get 100 scousers into a mini cooper? lock its hubcaps in the glove compartment says:

        does that mean you c u n t s are going to stop ramming the fucking holocaust down our throats?

        thought not.

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  18. 29
    Revelling in the joys of bumsex says:

    Awarding the Pulitzer to Maria Miller is a disgrace

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  19. 42
    Bosun Higgs says:

    It would be interesting to know the age profile of newspaper buyers. My impression is that you don’t see newspapers in the homes of those under thirty, just as they don’t have landline phones.

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  20. 44
    Editor of the Sun says:

    More tits Guido, more tits I tell you

    Or should we highlight dildos and strapons now?

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  21. 45
    Toilet paprr producer says:

    Perhaps tabloid papers are more expensive than arsewipes nowadays

    Used to be the other way round

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  22. 46
    Right Full Rudder says:

    Smartphones are the death knell. There’s no longer any point to taking a big slab of paper onto the train.

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  23. 48
    Bill Quango MP says:

    The rate of decline in print media is exactly inverse to the rate of growth in Italian villa prices.

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    • 50
      Polly Toynbee says:

      Are you on the lookout for a villa in Tuscany because I’m selling mine? I’ve found a gorgeous clifftop mansion overlooking the Amalfi coast where I could better relax and write my columns about poverty and inequality in Britain.

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  24. 57
    Di Rear says:

    Mr Fawkes. You, in my mind have now lost all credibility. I thought that this blog was a refreshing change from the dross spouted by the likes of the telegraph, mail, guardian, channel 4, bbc, etc.
    You have now shown yourself to be about on a par with the MSM dross, with you obvious pro establishment bias,. You’re a fraud Guido Fawkes !

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    • 62

      Today has been fun. It seems unless you write adoringly about UKIP you are part of the conspiracy. Nuts.

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      • 66
        CHRIST ON A BIKE! says:

        Tells you all you need to know about UKIP’s online following.

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      • 69
        Taxfodder says:

        Wrong kind of Mud Guido….

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      • 73
        I fucked up! says:

        Don’t try to rewrite history.
        Have some self-respect and admit you fucked up.

        You don’t have to write adoringly about them, you just have to follow a simple rule – get your fucking facts right, and don’t hop onto a bandwagon.

        You’ve spent all week trying to throw mud at UKIP, but you haven’t found anything.
        If you had found some actual dirt and slung it properly, it would have stuck, and plenty of people would be excited and interested.

        You just sound like a sulking child… crying wolf over UKIP does nothing for your credibility… nor does assuming that every kipper is tribal.

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    Anonymous says:

    For over 40 years I have had and read every available issue of the Daily Telegraph ,last December I cancelled my subscription because reading the “telegraph” was not compatible with being a member of UKIP.
    Neither will I spend money with organisations which support a Federal States of Europe, Mr Branson.

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  27. 72
    I fucked up! says:

    spite + backtracking = Guido?

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  28. 74
    Anonymous says:

    “Decline of the Dead Tree Press”
    Once they translated the written word from Latin into English, the die was cast. The ability to notice contradictions in a narrative is a factor of familiarity. Hence Sir Gove’s sacred quest, to return the population to a dark age.

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Mycroft says:

Have you read the last bit of Animal Farm?

You know where the animals are looking through the Farmhouse window?

My TV screen was that window at lunch-time today.

Be careful, the sudden self-congratulatory tone, the slightly pudgy outline of indulgence and you become exactly what you should despise.

The jolly face of the Quisling Cameron poses for your camera has mesmerised and deceived you, you who were once not so deceived.

You were no firebrand, you were a damp squib in my opinion, sorry.

You need a damned good kick up the ahse!


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