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->'''PM Jim Hacker:''' Don't tell me about the press -- I know exactly who reads the papers. The ''Daily Mirror'' is read by people who think they run the country. The ''Guardian'' is read by people who think they ought to run the country. The ''Times'' is read by people who actually do run the country. The ''Daily Mail'' is read by the wives of the people who run the country. The ''Financial Times'' is read by people who own the country. The ''Morning Star'' is read by people who think the country ought to be run by another country, and the ''Daily Telegraph'' is read by people who think it is.\\

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->'''PM Jim Hacker:''' Don't tell me about the press -- I know exactly who reads the papers. The ''Daily Mirror'' is read by people who think they run the country. The ''Guardian'' is read by people who think they ought to run the country. The ''Times'' is read by people who actually do run the country. The ''Daily Mail'' is read by the wives of the people who run the country. The ''Financial Times'' is read by people who own the country. The ''Morning Star'' is read by people who think the country ought to be run by another country, country[[note]]China (now) or USSR (formerly) [[/note]], and the ''Daily Telegraph'' is read by people who think it is.\\


->''"WILL PENSIONS CRISIS CAUSED BY GAY MARXIST MUSLIM ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS FROM THE ZIONIST-BACKED EU CHEATING ON BENEFITS AND WHIG BISEXUAL BLACK TRANSGENDER PAEDOS TAKING OUR JOBS CAUSE HOUSE PRICE CRASH AND CANCER IN MARGINALIZED WHITE CHRISTIAN BLACKSHIRTS?!?"''

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->''"WILL PENSIONS CRISIS CAUSED BY GAY MARXIST MUSLIM ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS FROM THE ZIONIST-BACKED ZIONIST-CONTROLLED EU CHEATING ON BENEFITS AND WHIG BISEXUAL BLACK TRANSGENDER PAEDOS TAKING OUR JOBS CAUSE HOUSE PRICE CRASH AND CANCER IN MARGINALIZED WHITE CHRISTIAN BLACKSHIRTS?!?"''


The United Kingdom has a good number of nationally distributed newspapers, each of which targets a specific political or social group (rather than a specific region like in the US). The British press is collectively known as "Fleet Street", although this is [[TheArtifact an artifact]] of an era when many newspapers were at that particular location in London; most have since gone elsewhere.

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The United Kingdom has a good number of nationally distributed newspapers, each of which targets a specific political or social group (rather than a specific region like in the US).US[[note]]This difference might not mean much, but it allowed British papers to weather the trend for more specialised information in the late 1990s and 2000s far better than their American counterparts... until the economic crisis and Facebook hit the press by 2008[[/note]]). The British press is collectively known as "Fleet Street", although this is [[TheArtifact an artifact]] of an era when many newspapers were at that particular location in London; most have since gone elsewhere.


The '''''i''''', a paper taking a centrist and very slightly left-wing position, was bought out by the Daily Mail group in late 2019. Despite the editor's assurances there would be no editorial interference from the new owners and no change in the editorial line, the Mail has such a stinking reputation for far-right-wing nastiness bordering on fascism-lite, that hardly anyone believed him. The '''''i''''' has lost quite a lot of readers over this and is yet to regain them. [[note]]The paper has only ever been slightly left-wing; its refusal to get behind the Labour Party in the run-up to an election and its willingness to repeat the worst and least substantiated criticism directed at the Labour leadership also enraged and alienated lots of readers. Another response to the paper being bought by the most right-wing publishers in Britain was "[[SarcasmMode Oh, how can we tell if the editorial line changes?]]" [[/note]

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The '''''i''''', a paper taking a centrist and very slightly left-wing position, was bought out by the Daily Mail group in late 2019. Despite the editor's assurances there would be no editorial interference from the new owners and no change in the editorial line, the Mail has such a stinking reputation for far-right-wing nastiness bordering on fascism-lite, that hardly anyone believed him. The '''''i''''' has lost quite a lot of readers over this and is yet to regain them. [[note]]The paper has only ever been slightly left-wing; its refusal to get behind the Labour Party in the run-up to an election and its willingness to repeat the worst and least substantiated criticism directed at the Labour leadership also enraged and alienated lots of readers. Another response to the paper being bought by the most right-wing publishers in Britain was "[[SarcasmMode Oh, how can we tell if the editorial line changes?]]" [[/note]
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The ''Daily Express'' (founded in 1900) is known for two things; being previously owned by a former porn baron (hence the nickname "the Daily Sexpress") and its obsession with Princess Diana and her death (hence the nickname "the Di-ly Express"). It started as a pioneer of sorts, being the first British newspaper to have a crossword, and it was also the first to report on gossip and sports to any significant degree. It was also notable for having Leon Trotsky write dispatches during his exile from the Soviet Union. These days, though, it's best described as "the ''Daily Mail'' off its medication" for its demonisation of immigrants to the point of straight-up racism. Its scare-mongering articles about immigration were so racist that they prompted a complaint to the Press Complaints Commission, the newspapers' self-regulatory body -- ''from its own journalists''.

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The ''Daily Express'' (founded in 1900) is known for two things; being previously owned by a former porn baron (hence the nickname "the Daily Sexpress") and its obsession with Princess Diana and her death (hence the nickname "the Di-ly Express"). It started as a pioneer of sorts, being the first British newspaper to have a crossword, and it was also the first to report on gossip and sports to any significant degree. It was also notable for having Leon Trotsky write dispatches during his exile from the Soviet Union. These days, though, it's best described as "the ''Daily Mail'' off its medication" for its demonisation of immigrants to the point of straight-up racism. Its scare-mongering articles about immigration were so racist that they prompted a complaint to the Press Complaints Commission, the newspapers' self-regulatory body -- ''from its own journalists''. And like the ''Mail'', the position taken by the Express in the 1930's was an interesting one vis-a-vis its attiude to Jewish people. Witness a March 1934 front-page headline which indignantly opposing the idea of an economic boycott of German goods:

-->'''''Judea declares war on Germany!'''''

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The '''''i''''', a paper taking a centrist and very slightly left-wing position, was bought out by the Daily Mail group in late 2019. Despite the editor's assurances there would be no editorial interference from the new owners and no change in the editorial line, the Mail has such a stinking reputation for far-right-wing nastiness bordering on fascism-lite, that hardly anyone believed him. The '''''i''''' has lost quite a lot of readers over this and is yet to regain them. [[note]]The paper has only ever been slightly left-wing; its refusal to get behind the Labour Party in the run-up to an election and its willingness to repeat the worst and least substantiated criticism directed at the Labour leadership also enraged and alienated lots of readers. Another response to the paper being bought by the most right-wing publishers in Britain was "[[SarcasmMode Oh, how can we tell if the editorial line changes?]]" [[/note]


[[Music/BlocParty Says the enemy's among us]], [[WaxingLyrical taking our women and taking our jobs.]] The ''Daily Mail'' (founded in 1896) is ultra-right-wing, populist, nationalistic, xenophobic, isolationist, often [[YouCanPanicNow hysterical]], and notoriously obsessed with immigrants (especialy illegal ones), house prices, same-sex marriage, and claimants of state benefits.

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[[Music/BlocParty Says the enemy's among us]], [[WaxingLyrical taking our women and taking our jobs.]] The ''Daily Mail'' (founded in 1896) is ultra-right-wing, populist, nationalistic, absolutist, eurosceptic, xenophobic, isolationist, often [[YouCanPanicNow hysterical]], and notoriously obsessed with immigrants (especialy illegal ones), house prices, same-sex marriage, and claimants of state benefits.


* '''''Spiked''''', formerly ''Living Marxism'', was created out of the wreckage of that magazine after they falsely accused ITN of inventing Serbian death camps during the Bosnian War. It began as a broadly left-wing but anti-state magazine, but now it seems to get a kick out of saying the opposite of everyone else and essentially dressing up hard-right libertarianism as "revolutionary defeatism" and "anti-state Marxism". Others have said it has no ideology beyond contrarianism, to the point where it endorsed people's "right to view" child pornography during the paedo-panic in the 1990s then reversed course in the 2000s to take a very conservative line on sexual matters, campaigning against gay marriage and the existence of transgender people (they're all just mad, apparently).

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* '''''Spiked''''', formerly ''Living Marxism'', '''''Spiked''''' was created out of the wreckage of that ''Living Marxism'' magazine after they falsely accused ITN of inventing Serbian death camps during the Bosnian War. It began as a broadly left-wing but anti-state magazine, but now it seems to get a kick out of saying the opposite of everyone else and essentially dressing up hard-right libertarianism as "revolutionary defeatism" and "anti-state Marxism". Others have said it has no ideology beyond contrarianism, to the point where it endorsed people's "right to view" child pornography during the paedo-panic in the 1990s then reversed course in the 2000s to take a very conservative line on sexual matters, campaigning against gay marriage and the existence of transgender people (they're all just mad, apparently).




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* '''''Tribune''''' was launched in 1937 to defend an anti-fascist United Front between the Labour Party and parties to the left of it. It later became a "democratic socialist" newspaper (and later, magazine) which supported the left-wing of Labour (except for a brief period in the 1980s and early 1990s when it advocated for the so-called "soft left", i.e. the right-wing of Labour) and was critical of UsefulNotes/TonyBlair. From the 1960s it went into financial difficulties because it did not represent the new generation of leftists; this became serious in 1988 - when it came close to disappear -, 2001-2002 - when it again came close to disappear and converted into a magazine - and 2009-2018 - when it faced serious financial difficulties. In 2018 it was bought by the American ''[[UsefulNotes/AmericanNewspapers Jacobin]]'' magazine and is now "British ''Jacobin''" in all but name (even sharing the same publisher, Bhaskar Sunkara).


Its owner between 2000 and 2018, Richard Desmond, ''was'' a porn baron indeed (although [[InsistentTerminology he sues people who call him that]]), and the paper advertised his former channels' programmes (He also owned the mainstream Channel Five between 2010 and 2016). Ironically, the paper itself has a very reactionary stance that would oppose pornography in general terms. This creates something of a contradiction. His wife (at least according to ''Magazine/PrivateEye'') appeared to believe in weird conspiracy theories like [=UFOs=] or the dangers of the [[MagicalParticleAccelerator Large Hadron Collider]], which have appeared as stories on the paper's website. The paper is now owned by Reach, which publishes the ''Mirror''.

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Its owner between 2000 and 2018, Richard Desmond, ''was'' a porn baron indeed (although [[InsistentTerminology he sues people who call him that]]), and the paper advertised his former channels' programmes (He (he also owned the mainstream Channel Five Creator/ChannelFive between 2010 and 2016).2016, when he sold it to Creator/{{Viacom}}). Ironically, the paper itself has a very reactionary stance that would oppose pornography in general terms. [[RightHandVsLeftHand This creates something of a contradiction.contradiction]]. His wife (at least according to ''Magazine/PrivateEye'') appeared to believe in weird conspiracy theories like [=UFOs=] or the dangers of the [[MagicalParticleAccelerator Large Hadron Collider]], which have appeared as stories on the paper's website. The paper is now owned by Reach, which publishes the ''Mirror''.



Its typical fare (squeezed in, with extreme difficulty, around the porn) includes stories of a double-decker bus encased in an Antarctic ice sheet, a UsefulNotes/WorldWarII bomber found on the Moon, a kebab house with an [[ImAHumanitarian unconventional ingredient]], and a half-horse, half-human baby. When an astronomer called them to say that he had a telescope pointed at the moon which couldn't pick up a bomber, the headline the next day was "[[AC:World War II Bomber on Moon Vanishes!]]"

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Its typical fare (squeezed in, with extreme difficulty, around the porn) includes stories of a double-decker bus encased in an Antarctic ice sheet, a UsefulNotes/WorldWarII bomber found on the Moon, a kebab house with an [[ImAHumanitarian unconventional ingredient]], and a half-horse, half-human baby. When an astronomer called them to say that he had a telescope pointed at the moon which couldn't pick up a bomber, the headline the next day was "[[AC:World "World War II Bomber on Moon Vanishes!]]"
Vanishes!"



It was forced to shut down in 2011 when the ''Guardian'' discovered that it had hacked the voicemails of murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler and deleted messages from her voicemail, giving her family hope that she might still be alive. The fallout from this led to the resignation of several high-ranking officials in the government and the London Metropolitan Police. It also scuttled Rupert Murdoch's bit to acquire the [[Creator/{{Sky}} [=BSkyB=] network]] and led to a long inquiry and discussion over ethics in tabloid journalism.

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It was forced to shut down in 2011 when the ''Guardian'' discovered that it had hacked the voicemails of murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler and deleted messages from her voicemail, giving her family hope that she might still be alive. The fallout from this led to the resignation of several high-ranking officials in the government and the London Metropolitan Police. It also scuttled Rupert Murdoch's bit bid to acquire the parts of the [[Creator/{{Sky}} [=BSkyB=] network]] he didn't already own and led to a long inquiry and discussion over ethics in tabloid journalism.


The paper is staunchly conservative, even [[ItsAllAboutMe taking the credit]] for the Tories' surprise victory in the 1992 general election ("AC:IT'S THE ''SUN'' WOT WON IT"). Years later it endorsed Brexit ("[=BeLEAVE=] in Britain") although that meant a boycott from advertisers and readers, and its opposition to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn ("DON'T CHUCK BRITAIN IN THE COR-BIN") mostly back-fired.

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The paper is staunchly conservative, even [[ItsAllAboutMe taking the credit]] for the Tories' surprise victory in the 1992 general election ("AC:IT'S ("IT'S THE ''SUN'' WOT WON IT"). Years later it endorsed Brexit ("[=BeLEAVE=] in Britain") although that meant a boycott from advertisers and readers, and its opposition to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn ("DON'T CHUCK BRITAIN IN THE COR-BIN") mostly back-fired.



* "[[AC:JORDAN IN NEW CANCER SCARE! Shock Diagnosis for Kate and her Family!]]" was only about the fact that Katie Price's boyfriend uses fake tan, which ''might'' cause cancer.
* "[[AC:TERROR AS PLANE HITS ASH CLOUDS]]" was entirely fictional and illustrated with an image from a documentary.[[note]]This was in relation to the grounding of aeroplanes throughout most of Europe in 2010 following the eruption of the Eyjafjallajökull volcano in Iceland.[[/note]]
* "[[AC:ROYAL BABY ON WAY]]" didn't have anything to do with William and Kate's actual children; it came right after they were married and revealed [[SarcasmMode oh-so-startlingly]] that now that they were married, they ''might'' choose to conceive a child.
* "[[AC:BORING OLD GITS TO WED]]", referring to Prince Charles' engagement to Camilla Parker-Bowles. ActuallyPrettyFunny if you don't care about gossip at all.
* "[[AC:[[https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/star-1.jpg PERV SPOOF BOSSES AXE WRESTLING]]]]", right next to a headline ogling [[SheIsAllGrownUp the breasts of singer Charlotte Church]], who was 15 at the time. It proved Creator/ChrisMorris [[InsultBackfire completely]] [[HypocriticalHumor right]] in the aftermath of [[PaedoHunt a certain special episode]] of ''Series/BrassEye''.

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* "[[AC:JORDAN "JORDAN IN NEW CANCER SCARE! Shock Diagnosis for Kate and her Family!]]" Family!" was only about the fact that Katie Price's boyfriend uses fake tan, which ''might'' cause cancer.
* "[[AC:TERROR "TERROR AS PLANE HITS ASH CLOUDS]]" CLOUDS" was entirely fictional and illustrated with an image from a documentary.[[note]]This was in relation to the grounding of aeroplanes throughout most of Europe in 2010 following the eruption of the Eyjafjallajökull volcano in Iceland.[[/note]]
* "[[AC:ROYAL "ROYAL BABY ON WAY]]" WAY" didn't have anything to do with William and Kate's actual children; it came right after they were married and revealed [[SarcasmMode oh-so-startlingly]] that now that they were married, they ''might'' choose to conceive a child.
* "[[AC:BORING "BORING OLD GITS TO WED]]", WED", referring to Prince Charles' engagement to Camilla Parker-Bowles. ActuallyPrettyFunny if you don't care about gossip at all.
* "[[AC:[[https://static."[[https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/star-1.jpg PERV SPOOF BOSSES AXE WRESTLING]]]]", WRESTLING]]", right next to a headline ogling [[SheIsAllGrownUp the breasts of singer Charlotte Church]], who was 15 at the time. It proved Creator/ChrisMorris [[InsultBackfire completely]] [[HypocriticalHumor right]] in the aftermath of [[PaedoHunt a certain special episode]] of ''Series/BrassEye''.


It's solidly right-wing politically. It has a populist working-class bent and presents itself as standing shoulder-to-shoulder with the common man, often unconvincingly. Surprisingly, though, it did support Labour in 1997, 2001, and 2005, even as it spent much of this period attacking the party in its editorials. One theory for this is that the paper doesn't want to be seen as backing a loser, while another suggests that its owner UsefulNotes/RupertMurdoch is trying to get British media ownership regulations relaxed.

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It's solidly right-wing politically. It has a populist working-class bent and presents itself as standing shoulder-to-shoulder with the common man, often unconvincingly. Surprisingly, though, it did support Labour in 1997, 2001, and 2005, even as it spent much of this period attacking the party in its editorials. One theory for this is that the paper doesn't want to be seen as backing a loser, while another suggests that its owner UsefulNotes/RupertMurdoch is trying to get British media ownership regulations relaxed.
relaxed (though now that he's sold his Creator/{{Sky}} network to Comcast that's not an issue).



It's also well-known for its creative (and equally infamous headlines), such as "[[AC:GOTCHA]]" (referencing the sinking of the ''General Belgrano'' during UsefulNotes/TheFalklandsWar, ''Private Eye'' lampooned it with a headline of its own: "[[AC:KILL AN ARGIE, WIN A METRO]]"); "[[AC:ARE WE BEING RUN BY A GAY MAFIA?]]", which sparked a huge backlash against their homophobia (as ''Radio/TheNewsQuiz'' snarked, "Do they leave a ''Franchise/MyLittlePony'''s head [[Film/TheGodfather in your bed]]?"); and "[[AC:STRAIGHT SEX CANNOT GIVE YOU AIDS]]", which one journalism professor called the worst newspaper article in British history (even beating out the Hillsborough lies), as the headline is not only [[BlatantLies patently untrue]], but can actively endanger readers' lives.

The paper is staunchly conservative, even [[ItsAllAboutMe taking the credit]] for the Tories' surprise victory in the 1992 general election ("[[AC:IT'S THE ''SUN'' WOT WON IT]]"). Years later it endorsed Brexit ("[[AC:[=BeLEAVE=] in Britain]]") although that meant a boycott from advertisers and readers, and its opposition to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn ("[[AC: DON'T CHUCK BRITAIN IN THE COR-BIN]]") mostly back-fired.

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It's also well-known for its creative (and equally infamous headlines), such as "[[AC:GOTCHA]]" as:
** "GOTCHA"
(referencing the sinking of the ''General Belgrano'' during UsefulNotes/TheFalklandsWar, ''Private Eye'' lampooned it with a headline of its own: "[[AC:KILL "KILL AN ARGIE, WIN A METRO]]"); "[[AC:ARE METRO");
** "ARE
WE BEING RUN BY A GAY MAFIA?]]", MAFIA?", which sparked a huge backlash against their homophobia (as ''Radio/TheNewsQuiz'' snarked, "Do they leave a ''Franchise/MyLittlePony'''s head [[Film/TheGodfather in your bed]]?"); and "[[AC:STRAIGHT bed]]?");
** and, most infamously, "STRAIGHT
SEX CANNOT GIVE YOU AIDS]]", AIDS", which one journalism professor called the worst newspaper article in British history (even beating out the Hillsborough lies), as the headline is not only [[BlatantLies patently untrue]], but can actively endanger readers' lives.

The paper is staunchly conservative, even [[ItsAllAboutMe taking the credit]] for the Tories' surprise victory in the 1992 general election ("[[AC:IT'S ("AC:IT'S THE ''SUN'' WOT WON IT]]"). IT"). Years later it endorsed Brexit ("[[AC:[=BeLEAVE=] ("[=BeLEAVE=] in Britain]]") Britain") although that meant a boycott from advertisers and readers, and its opposition to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn ("[[AC: DON'T ("DON'T CHUCK BRITAIN IN THE COR-BIN]]") COR-BIN") mostly back-fired.


->''"WILL PENSIONS CRISIS CAUSED BY GAY MARXIST MUSLIM ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS FROM THE ZIONIST-BACKED EU CHEATING ON BENEFITS AND WHIG BISEXUAL BLACK TRANSGENDER PAEDOS GETTING MARRIED CAUSE HOUSE PRICE CRASH AND CANCER IN MARGINALIZED WHITE CHRISTIAN BLACKSHIRTS?!?"''

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->''"WILL PENSIONS CRISIS CAUSED BY GAY MARXIST MUSLIM ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS FROM THE ZIONIST-BACKED EU CHEATING ON BENEFITS AND WHIG BISEXUAL BLACK TRANSGENDER PAEDOS GETTING MARRIED TAKING OUR JOBS CAUSE HOUSE PRICE CRASH AND CANCER IN MARGINALIZED WHITE CHRISTIAN BLACKSHIRTS?!?"''


->''"WILL PENSIONS CRISIS CAUSED BY GAY MARXIST MUSLIM ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS FROM THE ZIONIST-BACKED EU CHEATING ON BENEFITS AND WHIG BISEXUAL BLACK TRANSGENDER PAEDOS GETTING MARRIED CAUSE HOUSE PRICE CRASH AND AIDS IN MARGINALIZED WHITE CHRISTIAN BLACKSHIRTS?!?"''

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->''"WILL PENSIONS CRISIS CAUSED BY GAY MARXIST MUSLIM ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS FROM THE ZIONIST-BACKED EU CHEATING ON BENEFITS AND WHIG BISEXUAL BLACK TRANSGENDER PAEDOS GETTING MARRIED CAUSE HOUSE PRICE CRASH AND AIDS CANCER IN MARGINALIZED WHITE CHRISTIAN BLACKSHIRTS?!?"''



[[Music/BlocParty Says the enemy's among us]], [[WaxingLyrical taking our women and taking our jobs.]] The ''Daily Mail'' (founded in 1896) is ultra-right-wing, populist, nationalistic, xenophobic, isolationist, often [[YouCanPanicNow hysterical]], and notoriously obsessed with immigrants, house prices, same-sex marriage, and claimants of state benefits.

It infamously supported fascism [[https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/80/Rothermere_-_Hurrah_for_the_Blackshirts.jpg in a big way]] in the 1930s, openly advocating for an alliance with UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler against the DirtyCommunists, and dismissing reports of mistreatment of German Jews [[https://tompride.files.wordpress.com/2013/09/german-jews-pouring-into-this-country.jpg as exaggerations]]. While it recanted its support for Mosley and Hitler a few years later (predicting that the latter's ''lebensraum'' would trigger UsefulNotes/WorldWarII), the ''Mail'' called Jews seeking refuge in Britain nothing more than economic migrants taking advantage of Britain's lax generosity. It led to the common nickname "the Daily Heil", and it's not too different from its anti-immigrant stance today.

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[[Music/BlocParty Says the enemy's among us]], [[WaxingLyrical taking our women and taking our jobs.]] The ''Daily Mail'' (founded in 1896) is ultra-right-wing, populist, nationalistic, xenophobic, isolationist, often [[YouCanPanicNow hysterical]], and notoriously obsessed with immigrants, immigrants (especialy illegal ones), house prices, same-sex marriage, and claimants of state benefits.

It infamously supported fascism [[https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/80/Rothermere_-_Hurrah_for_the_Blackshirts.jpg in a big way]] in the 1930s, openly advocating for an alliance with UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler UsefulNotes/NaziGermany against the DirtyCommunists, and dismissing reports of mistreatment of German Jews [[https://tompride.files.wordpress.com/2013/09/german-jews-pouring-into-this-country.jpg as exaggerations]]. While it recanted its support for Mosley and Hitler a few years later (predicting that the latter's ''lebensraum'' would trigger UsefulNotes/WorldWarII), the ''Mail'' called Jews seeking refuge in Britain nothing more than economic migrants taking advantage of Britain's lax generosity. It led to the common nickname "the Daily Heil", and it's not too different from its anti-immigrant stance today.


->''"WILL PENSIONS CRISIS CAUSED BY GAY MARXIST MUSLIM ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS FROM THE ZIONIST-BACKED EU CHEATING ON BENEFITS AND WHIG MIXED-RACE TRANSGENDER PAEDOS FROM ASIA GETTING MARRIED CAUSE HOUSE PRICE CRASH AND AIDS IN MARGINALIZED WHITE CHRISTIAN BLACKSHIRTS?!?"''

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->''"WILL PENSIONS CRISIS CAUSED BY GAY MARXIST MUSLIM ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS FROM THE ZIONIST-BACKED EU CHEATING ON BENEFITS AND WHIG MIXED-RACE BISEXUAL BLACK TRANSGENDER PAEDOS FROM ASIA GETTING MARRIED CAUSE HOUSE PRICE CRASH AND AIDS IN MARGINALIZED WHITE CHRISTIAN BLACKSHIRTS?!?"''


The ''Guardian'' is the UK's biggest left-leaning paper. It's often called the "Grauniad", a result of its former reputation for [[TyopOnTheCover frequent typos]], and its readers are often called "Guardianistas" (particularly as a derogatory comment on their political leanings, analogous to the American "''New York Times'' liberal"). It started life as the ''Manchester Guardian'' in 1821, only moving to London in 1964, five years after taking "Manchester" out of the title, but it's now got a reputation of being particularly London-centric. It feels very centrist sometimes in spite of its left-leaning reputation; it doesn't support [[UsefulNotes/BritishPoliticalSystem Labour or the Whigs (currently the Liberal Democrats)]] so much as it opposes the Tories, and it has been critical of far-left governments in Latin America and Eastern Europe, basically following the British government stance there. This can lead to the accusation that they actually tend to just adopt whatever position will best enable them to get away with a tone of slightly condescending self-righteousness. The paper is also known for its anti-monarchist stance--in fact, ''The Guardian'''s web portal offers a "republican edition" when the Royals are the topic of the day.

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The ''Guardian'' is the UK's biggest left-leaning paper. It's often called the "Grauniad", a result of its former reputation for [[TyopOnTheCover frequent typos]], and its readers are often called "Guardianistas" (particularly as a derogatory comment on their political leanings, analogous to the American "''New York Times'' liberal"). It started life as the ''Manchester Guardian'' in 1821, only moving to London in 1964, five years after taking "Manchester" out of the title, but it's now got a reputation of being particularly London-centric. It feels very centrist sometimes in spite of its left-leaning reputation; it doesn't support [[UsefulNotes/BritishPoliticalSystem Labour or the Whigs (currently the Liberal Democrats)]] so much as it opposes the Tories, and it has been critical of far-left governments in Latin America and Eastern Europe, basically following the British government stance there. This can lead to the accusation that they actually just tend to just adopt whatever any position that will best enable them to get away with a tone of slightly condescending self-righteousness. The paper is also known for its anti-monarchist stance--in fact, ''The Guardian'''s web portal offers a "republican edition" when the Royals are the topic of the day.

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