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CULTURE SORES
Managers at the Guardian are resurrecting their "Dialogue Project" in an attempt to do something about the internecine "terf" wars among their staff.

BLUE THUNDERER
The official report on the Teesside regeneration project prompted an error-strewn Times column by Juliet Samuel and, eventually, a craven correction.

i-DROPS
Staff at the i paper, already used to working to a background of alarming crashes from a gym above them, found the world caving in last week.

CLICKBAIT CORONER
MailOnline is enthusiastically rummaging through the most gruesome details of true crime stories in its quest for clicks and cash from advertisers.

BIDING HER TIMES
An interview in the Times's magazine last weekend was the latest example of Tory leadership hopeful Kemi Badenoch cosying up to the Murdoch papers.

COLE COMFORT
The Sun's Harry Cole slammed the "fawning coverage" of Nicola Sturgeon's tearful Covid inquiry turn – but then fawning is something he knows all about.

ROYALBALLS
The same hacks who had only just filled reams of newsprint based on almost no information had to so the same again after the king's cancer diagnosis.

A DOCTOR REWRITES...
The media comeback of disgraced psychiatrist Dr Raj Persaud was given another helping hand courtesy of the Daily Express.

SECTION 40 WINKS
The end is nigh for Section 40 of the Crime and Courts Act 2013, the legislation aimed at force publications to sign up to a government-approved regulator.

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