Date: Wednesday, May 10th, 2017 04:18 pm (UTC)
danieldwilliam: (Default)
I'm still not entirely sure what the guy was trying to prove.

It's like one of those "Share my picture so my class can see how quickly a picture can spread" things. We kinda already know that Twitter is a low-quality medium, that stupid people exist and that people who have made an error will often try to escape the consequences of their error by lying and trying to shift the blame back or sideways. So the story is entirely plausible and could have worked for a Corbynista or a CyberNat of the more Zoomer stripe.

What I guess is less acceptable is proper newspapers treating Storify as if it were an actual source.

Anyhow, I'm chosing to treat it as a piece of performance art whilst feeling sorry for the actual Colin Jackson.
Anonymous (will be screened)
OpenID (will be screened if not validated)
Identity URL: 
Account name:
If you don't have an account you can create one now.
HTML doesn't work in the subject.


If you are unable to use this captcha for any reason, please contact us by email at

Notice: This account is set to log the IP addresses of everyone who comments.
Links will be displayed as unclickable URLs to help prevent spam.

About This Blog

Hello! I'm Jennie (known to many as SB, due to my handle, or The Yorksher Gob because of my old blog's name). This blog is my public face; click here for a list of all the other places you can find me on t'interwebs.

Charities I support:

The Survivors' Trust - donate here
DogsTrust - donate here
CAB - donate here


Creative Commons License
Miss SB by Jennie Rigg is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivative Works 2.0 UK: England & Wales License.
Based on a work at

Please note that any and all opinions expressed in this blog are subject to random change at whim my own, and not necessarily representative of my party, or any of the constituent parts thereof (except myself, obviously).

Printed by Dreamwidth Studios, Maryland USA. Promoted by Jennie Rigg, of Brighouse, West Yorkshire.

Most Popular Tags