During the recent Extinction Rebellion, I had a wake-up call experience with the Murdoch press.

This piece concerns that nature of what I found.

It started when the Times published a piece that was headlined “Climate protests ‘threatened by parasitic hard-left groups’.” The article was basically an interview with me. The headline purported to quote me. But what it said was false. I never used the word “threatened” — indeed the body of the article quoted me as saying what I actually said: the opposite. …


Rupert Read

Reader of Philosophy at UEA. Former national spokesperson for Extinction Rebellion. Former Green Party spokesperson, MP candidate, MEP candidate, & Councillor.

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