Why do I get trolled most of all when I criticise the UK mainstream media?

Pride's Purge

(not satire – it’s the UK press)

Contrary to popular belief, I’m much more of a cock-up and cover-up man than a conspiracy theorist.

However, I have noticed that I get trolled a lot – well a lot more than usual anyway – after I write something critical about the UK media.

Over the years, I’ve had more than a few threats of libel (idle ones to try to shut me up mostly) but I’ve noticed the threats very often come from journalists, not from politicians or others.

In fact, in my experience, national newspaper hacks have the thinnest skins imaginable and are the most likely to jump up and down threatening to sue at the drop of a hat.

Which is ironic considering how they think nothing of dishing it out day after day, often to the people least able to fight back.

The latest insults and the usual threats to “track me…

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