Bye bye, News of the Screws

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    A black day indeed.

    Where will the literate classes go now for their weekly dose of "who's fucking who" and "who's snorting coke off whose tits" - all stuff that is entirely reasonable because it's "in the public interest".

    Interesting to look at the website and see the old issues of NOTW. The really old ones. The ones that actually had news in them. Makes one wonder what the journos of that time would have thought about bottom feeding and catering to the lowest common denominator.

    And the sooner those half wits at the PCC get kicked into touch, the better. Waste of space.

    Colin's right though. Rupert will find a way to claw back the revenue. This isn't a case of "doing the right thing". It's an extreme example of corporate damage limitation.

    Shameful episode.

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    Oh man, it's sad that here in America they are so hungry for tabloid type news that we know what "News of the World" is too.



    Not sorry to see it go, but you're right TigerBob, another rag will just replace it.
     
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    They wouldn't have printed a million copies a week if they didn't sell a million copies a week.
     
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    Excellent numerical point.
     
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