If only there was some form of statutory regulation to stop the unruly press from writing stories that are completely untrue:
All the Guardian’s many, many news and comment pieces yesterday will be corrected and clarified with due prominence, won’t they?
What about the BBC, which proclaimed “it was the feminists wot won it” and put the unconfirmed story, described by a Sun spokesman as “wild speculation”, in the main headlines on the News at Six and the News at Ten?
And there was this latest great Labour social media success:
Not to mention the premature celebrations from the less popular parts of the internet:
We are so so happy at this result! It really goes to show the magic of people power!! Thank you all so much for making this happen!!!
— NoMorePage3 (@NoMorePage3) January 20, 2015
— Caroline CriadoPerez (@CCriadoPerez) January 21, 2015
The greatest trick the Sun ever pulled was convincing the world Page 3 didn’t exist…