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Mickey Mouse

Well, well, fancy that, a complicit media – and cosy Auntie Beeb at that – when omitting the machinations of the tobacco lobby. And media degrees are Mickey Mouse. We don’t want them to know what’s behind the curtain now do we? Just swallow the shite, don’t ask what’s in it.

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/mar/17/media-big-tobacco-lobbyists-bbc-cigarette-packs

‘So you might imagine that the media – and the BBC in particular – would exercise a certain amount of caution when interviewing thinktanks funded by tobacco companies about the regulation of tobacco. Such as disclosing that they are, er, funded by tobacco companies. You would of course be wrong.’

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