Axegrinder has noted with interest the continuing threats to press freedom across the globe.
The former offices of one of the UK’s oldest newspapers is being transformed into a pub.
Who needs sub-editors? Read David Montgomery's 2,200-word missive on the future of Local World in fullBy Axegrinder 21 November 13:07
Local World chairman David Montgomery famously believes that sub-editors should be done away with altogether.
By Axegrinder 20 November 9:19
Whilst trying to overthrow oppressive regimes around the globe Axegrinder imagines it is difficult to keep in touch with friends and family.
By Axegrinder 08 November 10:51
Axegrinder was perusing the internet last night when a shocking act of censorship popped into his Twitter stream.
By Axegrinder 07 November 18:14
Axegrinder was pleasantly surprised to see Labour leader Ed Miliband has a sense of humour as received his Spectator award for parliamentarian of the year.
By Axegrinder 07 November 12:57
Axegrinder has been present when a few newspapers have been redesigned after the people with facial hair and braces decide on a new branding approach to target key demographics.
By Axegrinder 05 November 16:25
Axegrinder was amused this afternoon when a survey of the top 49 influential men in the world arrived at his inbox.
A Girl Called Jack has last word after Richard Littlejohn monstering 'just in case you wanted to polish that turd'By Axegrinder 02 November 7:47
Richard Littlejohn is probably the UK's best paid newspaper columnist. So perhaps it is fair enough to suggest he makes a few more calls to ensure he gets his facts right.
By Axegrinder 29 October 11:51
Sometimes Axegrinder mourns the passing of Oscar Wilde when in need of his wit and guidance.
By Axegrinder 22 October 11:03
Wales Online published the story of the year last night featuring David Cameron’s shock resignation as Prime Minister.
By Axegrinder 17 October 9:36
Axegrinder’s inbox this morning carried news of a £3,000 bounty for any information or scandal he had on Prince Harry’s new squeeze Cressida Bonas.
By Axegrinder 17 October 7:35
Axegrinder naively thought the papparazo diving back-first into the gutter to take shots up the skirts of female celebrities was the stuff of urban legend - or at least a relic of the days when all journalists wore trench coats and fedora hats.
By Axegrinder 11 October 14:41
Daily Mail editor Paul Dacre would rather apparently spend a night away from his London town house than risk running into Channel 4 News reporter Alex Thomson.
By Axegrinder 09 October 16:51
In a week when the jackboot of Parliament was going to stomp on those residents of Fleet Street who have survived the digital revolution, Axegrinder thought he’d look at the reading habits of our new masters.
By Axegrinder 09 October 9:28
Axegrinder thought newspapers might have been more careful when it came to writing about Ed Miliband’s father following the controversy involving the Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday.
After Daily Mail's attack on writings of a young Ralph Miliband, here's what a teenage Paul Dacre thought about the worldBy Darren Boyle 03 October 10:50
The Daily Mail's condemnation of Ralph Miliband as "the man who hated Britain" was partly based on observations made by the Marxist intellectual as a 17-year-old.
By Axegrinder 03 October 10:27
The Daily Express today condemns Camelot for doubling the price of National Lottery tickets to £2 and quotes a poll commissioned by the rival Health Lottery.
By Axegrinder 01 October 8:56
The former cop in charge of Scotland Yard’s investigation into phone hacking, Sue Akers will be travelling to Windsor tomorrow for a quick curtsey in front of the Queen before picking up a CBE.
By Axegrinder 24 September 12:17
Iain Dale looks like he’s been learning a thing or two from his new best mate Damian McBride.