ArchiveAugust, 2009

Bertie for News of the World

So Ireland’s former taoiseach Bertie Ahern is to take up the offer of guest sports columnist at the News of the World. Is it a case of the Aussie-born media magnate, Rupert Murdoch, once dubbed the Dirty Digger, giving an old mate a dig out? Not surprisingly, letter writers to The Irish Times have commented […]

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Obama mocked in 'Joker' posters

Judging by the poster showing Barack Obama as Heath Ledger’s Joker and daubed with the word ‘socialism’ in various locations across LA, there appears to be a concerted effort by the far-right to undermine the US president. The uncredited poster shows his lips smeared in red lipstick, his eye sockets kohl-black and his hair dyed […]

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