Tagged: The Sun

The Sun eats its words

The Sun eats its words

We reported some time ago about the way in which the Sun misreported the results of its online poll, claiming that 71 % supported fracking, when the poll actually closed showing 52% against We raised this issue with the Press Complaints Authority and after a certain amount of toing and...

National newspaper poll show 93% against shale gas

National newspaper poll show 93% against shale gas

A poll in the Daily Mirror which has run for 3 dyas shows 93% of people responded “No” to the question “Are you in favour of fracking?” At one point yesterday the poll showed 94% against. It seem that the events at Balcombe and the police’s apparently heavy handed approach...

52% oppose fracking in poll in national newspaper

52% oppose fracking in poll in national newspaper

The Sun ran a poll asking if readers were in favour of fracking. After two days of saturation coverage offering readers visions of riches beyond their wildest dreams and lapdancers agogo – or should that be akimbo? – they announced the result rather prematurely here: http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/5007564/Fracking-public-support.html saying “A poll we...

Sun readers vote for lap dancers

Sun readers vote for lap dancers

Sun Reader’s vote for lap dancers and man camps. http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/5007564/Fracking-public-support.html In other news turkeys vote for Christmas. Yesterday the Sun ran a poll asking readers if they wanted fracking. It’s main illustration showed two strippers and two sad middle aged blokes leering at them with fistfuls of dollar bills. Oddly...

Tarts and mancamps – the reality of fracking

Tarts and mancamps – the reality of fracking

We guess it’s only the Sun which could publish an article proudly illustrated with photos of a couple of tattooed scrawny strippers and and a “man camp” and expect people to be excited about the “benefits” of fracking as a result. Judge for yourself if this is what you want...