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Mild symptoms apparently, awaiting test results. :(

Days after fallout with The Don, he gets the virus. Coincidence? I think not.

Don't fúck with The Don :thumbup:



Will be a sad day for journalism if he goes. Why is it always the good guys??
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I think you've over-egged that a little...
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frankster wrote:I think you've over-egged that a little...


True.

I wouldn't wish Piers Morgan on the worst viruses.
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That's the Twitter UK man of the people you're talking about there
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He tested negative
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Frodder wrote:He tested negative

Hang on - has he defeated the virus or did it just say "fuck this" and head for the nearest orifice to get out?
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Frodder wrote:He tested negative
Well, there's a f**king surprise that the bullying, self-centred cvnt is also a pathetic hypochondriac.
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Where does Piers Morgan reside on the Boris Johnson - Kim Jong Un scale? I'd just like to know if I can call him a plum or not
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Absolutely no idea about his politics, he'd lick anyone's arse and then spit at them the following day.
Two faced cvnt.
An absolutely vile human being.
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He may be all those things and more but he is a good journalist.
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jdogscoop wrote:He may be all those things and more but he is a good journalist.
:lol: :lol:
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He asks some good questions but has a terrible interview technique more often than not. Quite good to see him roast someone deserving of it but often you find yourself thinking "Mate, fudge up and let the plum answer the question".

UK politics though seems to be all about skirting the question by taking some big circuitous route back out of and around direct questions though so the whole process must be maddening to someone that want's an answer.
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jdogscoop wrote:He may be all those things and more but he is a good journalist.
The man who put the word cnut in countryside...

If he was on fire on the other side of the street and I held a bucket of water I'd drink it and wait for it to work through before going across and pissing on the embers
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Fat Albert wrote:
jdogscoop wrote:He may be all those things and more but he is a good journalist.
The man who put the word cnut in countryside...

If he was on fire on the other side of the street and I held a bucket of water I'd drink it and wait for it to work through before going across and pissing on the embers
Fair enough but I've dealt with enough to know that you don't need to be a good guy to be a good journalist.
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jdogscoop wrote:
Fat Albert wrote:
jdogscoop wrote:He may be all those things and more but he is a good journalist.
The man who put the word cnut in countryside...

If he was on fire on the other side of the street and I held a bucket of water I'd drink it and wait for it to work through before going across and pissing on the embers
Fair enough but I've dealt with enough to know that you don't need to be a good guy to be a good journalist.
If, as a measure of 'good journalism' you take the sort of people who would illegally intercept phone conversations, send people to camp on the doorstep and go through the bins of 'celebrities' that they've taken a dislike to, or have decided are 'too big for their boots', then he's a bad journalist, as he's never, ever done any of that.
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message #2527204 wrote:
jdogscoop wrote:
Fat Albert wrote:
jdogscoop wrote:He may be all those things and more but he is a good journalist.
The man who put the word cnut in countryside...

If he was on fire on the other side of the street and I held a bucket of water I'd drink it and wait for it to work through before going across and pissing on the embers
Fair enough but I've dealt with enough to know that you don't need to be a good guy to be a good journalist.
If, as a measure of 'good journalism' you take the sort of people who would illegally intercept phone conversations, send people to camp on the doorstep and go through the bins of 'celebrities' that they've taken a dislike to, or have decided are 'too big for their boots', then he's a bad journalist, as he's never, ever done any of that.
He was a par for the course tabloid editor then, in other words?

I'm just saying he asks the right questions most of the time and doesn't generally accept the usual bullshit platitudes from his interview subjects* like a lot of happy, contented BBC journalists do.

* Don Trump excepted.
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message #2527204 wrote:
jdogscoop wrote:
Fat Albert wrote:
jdogscoop wrote:He may be all those things and more but he is a good journalist.
The man who put the word cnut in countryside...

If he was on fire on the other side of the street and I held a bucket of water I'd drink it and wait for it to work through before going across and pissing on the embers
Fair enough but I've dealt with enough to know that you don't need to be a good guy to be a good journalist.
If, as a measure of 'good journalism' you take the sort of people who would illegally intercept phone conversations, send people to camp on the doorstep and go through the bins of 'celebrities' that they've taken a dislike to, or have decided are 'too big for their boots', then he's a bad journalist, as he's never, ever done any of that.
He's cost what was The Mirror Group around £70m in the damages they've had to pay so far
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SaintK wrote:
message #2527204 wrote:
jdogscoop wrote:
Fat Albert wrote:
jdogscoop wrote:He may be all those things and more but he is a good journalist.
The man who put the word cnut in countryside...

If he was on fire on the other side of the street and I held a bucket of water I'd drink it and wait for it to work through before going across and pissing on the embers
Fair enough but I've dealt with enough to know that you don't need to be a good guy to be a good journalist.
If, as a measure of 'good journalism' you take the sort of people who would illegally intercept phone conversations, send people to camp on the doorstep and go through the bins of 'celebrities' that they've taken a dislike to, or have decided are 'too big for their boots', then he's a bad journalist, as he's never, ever done any of that.
He's cost what was The Mirror Group around £70m in the damages they've had to pay so far
I think we have to make clear that the litigious, vindictive bastard want aware that anything like that was going on under his watch.
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jdogscoop wrote:He may be all those things and more but he is a good journalist.
Drunk again ?
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message #2527204 wrote:
jdogscoop wrote:
Fat Albert wrote:
jdogscoop wrote:He may be all those things and more but he is a good journalist.
The man who put the word cnut in countryside...

If he was on fire on the other side of the street and I held a bucket of water I'd drink it and wait for it to work through before going across and pissing on the embers
Fair enough but I've dealt with enough to know that you don't need to be a good guy to be a good journalist.
If, as a measure of 'good journalism' you take the sort of people who would illegally intercept phone conversations, send people to camp on the doorstep and go through the bins of 'celebrities' that they've taken a dislike to, or have decided are 'too big for their boots', then he's a bad journalist, as he's never, ever done any of that.
As a good journalist, l’m sure he would never have published fabricated pictures that purported to show British soldiers committing war crimes, without bothering to conduct even rudimentary checks. Nor would he have purchased shares in companies just days before his paper tipped the same companies thereby increasing the value of his newly purchased shares.
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Piers Morgan is a sort of swiss-army cunt. If his views on a given subject happen to align with your own then he's the right kind of cunt. Else he's just a cunt. A Piers Morgan interview seems to be a baptism of fire for junior ministers - where most don't make it out alive.
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Gospel wrote:Piers Morgan is a sort of swiss-army cunt. If his views on a given subject happen to align with your own then he's the right kind of cunt. Else he's just a cunt. A Piers Morgan interview seems to be a baptism of fire for junior ministers - where most don't make it out alive.
It's difficult to call it an interview when it's just him shouting his opinions as someone else tries to get a word in.
It could be anyone he's interviewing as the only person you hear is the prize cvnt himself.
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message #2527204 wrote:Well, there's a f**king surprise that the bullying, self-centred cvnt is also a pathetic hypochondriac.
Wait, we are still talking Morgan here, right?
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I'm sure that when his test results came back negative, the of the UK breathed a sigh of disappointment.
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message #2527204 wrote:
Gospel wrote:Piers Morgan is a sort of swiss-army cunt. If his views on a given subject happen to align with your own then he's the right kind of cunt. Else he's just a cunt. A Piers Morgan interview seems to be a baptism of fire for junior ministers - where most don't make it out alive.
It's difficult to call it an interview when it's just him shouting his opinions as someone else tries to get a word in.
It could be anyone he's interviewing as the only person you hear is the prize cvnt himself.
He's not alone in behaving like that. A career politician should be able to stand their ground as Matt Hancock did recently.
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Anonymous. wrote:
jdogscoop wrote:He may be all those things and more but he is a good journalist.
Drunk again ?
On a Tuesday night? Not generally.
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message #2527204 wrote:
SaintK wrote:
message #2527204 wrote:
jdogscoop wrote:
Fat Albert wrote:The man who put the word cnut in countryside...

If he was on fire on the other side of the street and I held a bucket of water I'd drink it and wait for it to work through before going across and pissing on the embers
Fair enough but I've dealt with enough to know that you don't need to be a good guy to be a good journalist.
If, as a measure of 'good journalism' you take the sort of people who would illegally intercept phone conversations, send people to camp on the doorstep and go through the bins of 'celebrities' that they've taken a dislike to, or have decided are 'too big for their boots', then he's a bad journalist, as he's never, ever done any of that.
He's cost what was The Mirror Group around £70m in the damages they've had to pay so far
I think we have to make clear that the litigious, vindictive bastard want aware that anything like that was going on under his watch.
Nothing to litigate there. He was editor and he didn’t have the rigorous culture in place amongst his staff to ensure they didn’t leave the organisation liable for damages. Even if he didn’t know about it, as editor he bears responsibility for the journalism taking place on his watch and shoulders the blame.
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Tested negative so he's essentially been benched by GMTV.

Good, the chinless wankstäin.
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message #2527204 wrote:Absolutely no idea about his politics, he'd lick anyone's arse and then spit at them the following day.
Two faced cvnt.
An absolutely vile human being.
+1

A nicely measured bit of spite.
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Gospel wrote:
message #2527204 wrote:
Gospel wrote:Piers Morgan is a sort of swiss-army cunt. If his views on a given subject happen to align with your own then he's the right kind of cunt. Else he's just a cunt. A Piers Morgan interview seems to be a baptism of fire for junior ministers - where most don't make it out alive.
It's difficult to call it an interview when it's just him shouting his opinions as someone else tries to get a word in.
It could be anyone he's interviewing as the only person you hear is the prize cvnt himself.
He's not alone in behaving like that. A career politician should be able to stand their ground as Matt Hancock did recently.
But aside from providing TV for people who can't get to the local dog-fight due to lockdown, what value does it add? Do we learn any more from an interviewee being shouted at and hectored? I'm all for holding politicians to account and not letting them get away with non-answers or evasive answers, but there has to be a point where the interviewer shuts up and lets the interviewee talk. I've not watched much of Morgan's interviews, but the few I have seen all seem to be all about him.

A good interviewer (Paxman & John Humphreys for example) get the information we want to hear. Does Morgan?
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A5D5E5 wrote:
Gospel wrote:
message #2527204 wrote:
Gospel wrote:Piers Morgan is a sort of swiss-army cunt. If his views on a given subject happen to align with your own then he's the right kind of cunt. Else he's just a cunt. A Piers Morgan interview seems to be a baptism of fire for junior ministers - where most don't make it out alive.
It's difficult to call it an interview when it's just him shouting his opinions as someone else tries to get a word in.
It could be anyone he's interviewing as the only person you hear is the prize cvnt himself.
He's not alone in behaving like that. A career politician should be able to stand their ground as Matt Hancock did recently.
But aside from providing TV for people who can't get to the local dog-fight due to lockdown, what value does it add? Do we learn any more from an interviewee being shouted at and hectored? I'm all for holding politicians to account and not letting them get away with non-answers or evasive answers, but there has to be a point where the interviewer shuts up and lets the interviewee talk. I've not watched much of Morgan's interviews, but the few I have seen all seem to be all about him.

A good interviewer (Paxman & John Humphreys for example) get the information we want to hear. Does Morgan?
Humphreys was irritating with his technique of asking a second question while the interviewee was 2 words into his answer to the first, ditto his 3rd question. In normal circumstances you'd say 'give me a fuçking chance to speak' but the media love pretending to be offended by straight talk.
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A5D5E5 wrote:
Gospel wrote:
message #2527204 wrote:
Gospel wrote:Piers Morgan is a sort of swiss-army cunt. If his views on a given subject happen to align with your own then he's the right kind of cunt. Else he's just a cunt. A Piers Morgan interview seems to be a baptism of fire for junior ministers - where most don't make it out alive.
It's difficult to call it an interview when it's just him shouting his opinions as someone else tries to get a word in.
It could be anyone he's interviewing as the only person you hear is the prize cvnt himself.
He's not alone in behaving like that. A career politician should be able to stand their ground as Matt Hancock did recently.
But aside from providing TV for people who can't get to the local dog-fight due to lockdown, what value does it add? Do we learn any more from an interviewee being shouted at and hectored? I'm all for holding politicians to account and not letting them get away with non-answers or evasive answers, but there has to be a point where the interviewer shuts up and lets the interviewee talk. I've not watched much of Morgan's interviews, but the few I have seen all seem to be all about him.

A good interviewer (Paxman & John Humphreys for example) get the information we want to hear. Does Morgan?
Brian Walden was very good back in the day.
Andrew Neil is ok but he does like himself a bit too much.

Peston is shit, Marr used to be good but is now shouty and talks too much.

I also like Kirsty Wark but the BBC seem to rarely use her.
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Glaston wrote:
A5D5E5 wrote:
Gospel wrote:
message #2527204 wrote:
Gospel wrote:Piers Morgan is a sort of swiss-army cunt. If his views on a given subject happen to align with your own then he's the right kind of cunt. Else he's just a cunt. A Piers Morgan interview seems to be a baptism of fire for junior ministers - where most don't make it out alive.
It's difficult to call it an interview when it's just him shouting his opinions as someone else tries to get a word in.
It could be anyone he's interviewing as the only person you hear is the prize cvnt himself.
He's not alone in behaving like that. A career politician should be able to stand their ground as Matt Hancock did recently.
But aside from providing TV for people who can't get to the local dog-fight due to lockdown, what value does it add? Do we learn any more from an interviewee being shouted at and hectored? I'm all for holding politicians to account and not letting them get away with non-answers or evasive answers, but there has to be a point where the interviewer shuts up and lets the interviewee talk. I've not watched much of Morgan's interviews, but the few I have seen all seem to be all about him.

A good interviewer (Paxman & John Humphreys for example) get the information we want to hear. Does Morgan?
Brian Walden was very good back in the day.
Andrew Neil is ok but he does like himself a bit too much.

Peston is shit, Marr used to be good but is now shouty and talks too much.

I also like Kirsty Wark but the BBC seem to rarely use her.
I always assume Wark was Paxman's natural successor for Newsnight and in being that big fearful political beast the BBC have around. I also think Jo Coburn is another great interviewer, tough but not as forceful as Andrew Neil, but the BBC seem to only want her for daytime and sideline her in big events. THe BBC seem more interested in female journalists if the media have commentated or speculated a bit about them, like some saucy dress at an awards night etc.
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