Wednesday, 14 January 2009

Manchester Confidential website sets news agenda with MP's 'dyslexia a myth' claim

Websites have been accused of being 'Jackdaws of journalism' by picking over news from the mainstream media but website ManchesterConfidential has helped set the news agenda today.
As predicted here yesterday, its column by Labour MP Graham Stringer alleging that 'dyslexia is a cruel fiction' has been followed up by the BBC, made the lead on Yahoo! and has gone out on Reuters. Carter has just been interviewed on BBC Radio 4's PM programme which has linked to the ManchesterConfidential article and already generated more than 50 posts to the PM blog.

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