Horsemeat scandal: in for a torrid time?

A film on Sky News has a lorry driver who delivers meat has revealing “serious breaches of food safety regulations that he sees every day”. There is a lot in this recognisable from my earlier piece, underlining the fact that much of the food safety system...

Media: the “incompetence” of the Times

If ministers did their jobs as badly as the media seem to be doing on the horse meat “scandal”, then we would be in real trouble. And, it seems, there is no end to the ability of the fourth estate to mess it up.Thus, when Owen Paterson tells Andrew Neil...

Horsemeat scandal: ostrich sandwiches

For newspaper editorial writers, and journalists generally, knowing next to nothing about a subject is an asset. In fact, combined with a mind which rigorously filters discordant material, this seems to be an essential qualification. And the two attributes combine in...
Media: no wonder we have a problem

Media: no wonder we have a problem

Media: no wonder we have a problem Richard North, 10/02/2013    Follow @eureferendum According to the skilled and dedicated journos of The Sunday Telegraph, Romania exported nearly seven BILLION tons of horsemeat to EU member states in 2011. At current prices, that...

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