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READ OUR LATEST BLOG ON THE MAIL’S VICIOUS CAMPAIGN AGAINST TEACHERS

 

Dear Friend

This week, our coronavirus blog series focuses on the Daily Mail’s intimidation of teachers as the Government considers easing lockdown measures and re-opening schools.

Over the last few days the Mail has run a vicious campaign against the unions, belittling their safety concerns about the Government proposal of re-opening schools and misleading the public by suggesting teachers across the country are in fact “desperate” to return without any evidence – despite polls showing the overwhelming majority believe it is unsafe. 

This aggressive reporting raises concerns again about the closeness between government and the newspaper industry. Is government decision-making adversely influenced by newspaper owners and editors?

Read the full write- up here. 

The arguments are complex and require careful debate.  But when public health issues are involved the public need information, not rhetoric.

Click here to read our latest blog on the Mail’s vicious campaign against teachers.

The need for a robust, independent press has never been greater. 

In a healthy democracy, relationships between government and the press would be expected to be tense, particularly during the biggest economic and health crisis of a lifetime. Yet in the UK, they are often largely aligned and, on occasions such as this, appear to be working together to pursue a shared agenda. The system is broken.

Thank you supporting our fight for a better press,
The Hacked Off Team

P.S. The Government should be listening to science – not their friends in the corporate press. View every blog in our coronavirus series here.

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