Kelvin Mackenzie

Kelvin Mackenzie Has Yet Again Spread The False Idea That Religion And LGBT Equality Are Not Compatible

Ruth Hunt | Posted 31.12.2016 | UK
Ruth Hunt

Hearing these 'jokes' from a TV presenter gives this bullying homophobia credence. Mr Mackenzie suggests these comments are throwaway and are best forgotten. If we follow this logic to its conclusion, he is suggesting we should just put up with homophobia.

Let's Not Forget, Fake News Has Been With Us For Decades

Nick Shepley | Posted 19.12.2016 | UK
Nick Shepley

Alarming though the prospects for democracy and civil society are under the threat of online fake news disseminated through Google and Facebook, it is important to take a historical long view of the problem. In the past month since the election of Donald Trump, the influence of fake news disseminated by right wing media outlets in America, assisted it would appear by Russia, have caused alarm at the highest level.

Sun Columnist Mocked For Failing To See Irony Of Scotland Wall Comments

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 11.11.2016 | UK

Kelvin MacKenzie has been mocked for failing to see the irony in suggesting Britain should rebuild Hadrian’s Wall. In a move perhaps inspired by Don...

Press Watchdog Independence Questioned After Sun Columnist Attacks Fatima Manji

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 26.10.2016 | UK

MPs have written to the Press watchdog to raise concerns over its independence after a Sun columnist and board member condemned a Hijab-wearing newsre...

Stop Calling Hate Crime Against White Polish People "Racism"

Rohan Natashka Kon | Posted 26.10.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Rohan Natashka Kon

But the danger that the anonymity of social media brings is that it allows particularly pernicious individuals to spew their hate online without any real-life consequences for themselves. This was illustrated to me at a young age, when someone made a fake Facebook account of my older sister and uploaded pictures of her with swastikas drawn on her face.

JK Rowling Absolutely Rips Kevin MacKenzie Amid Gary Lineker Row On Child Refugees

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.10.2016 | UK

JK Rowling has let rip at Sun columnist Kelvin MacKenzie in the ongoing feud over child refugees. The Harry Potter author was responding to the row be...

Ruling On Fatima Manji Is Further Proof That Ipso Fails As A Press Regulator

Dr. Alexander Brown | Posted 21.10.2016 | UK
Dr. Alexander Brown

'Was it appropriate for [Fatima Manji] to be on camera when there had been yet another shocking slaughter by a Muslim?' asked Kelvin MacKenzie, a colu...

Press Watchdog Rejects Complaints About Kelvin MacKenzie's 'Islamophobic' Sun Column

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 19.10.2016 | UK

Channel 4 News has condemned the press watchdog for rejecting complaints about Kelvin MacKenzie’s Sun column that attacked its journalist for wearin...

Kelvin MacKenzie's Appeal For Complaints About Fatima Manji Didn't Go As He Planned

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 22.08.2016 | UK

Ofcom has dismissed a small number of complaints that claimed it was “inappropriate” for journalist Channel 4 Fatima Manji to front coverage of th...

Kelvin MacKenzie's Insult Backfires As Channel 4 Boss Gets The Last Laugh

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 01.08.2016 | UK

Kelvin MacKenzie’s attempt at insulting the editor of Channel 4 News, with whom he has a long-running feud, managed to publicly backfire today. The ...

Kelvin MacKenzie Is Now Threatening A Counter-Complaint Against Fatima Manji

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 25.07.2016 | UK

Kelvin MacKenzie has sparked further outrage over his attack on Muslim newsreader Fatima Manji by threatening to mount and counter-complaint about her...

The Row Between Kelvin MacKenzie And Ch4 Has Ramped Up A Notch

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 22.07.2016 | UK

Channel 4 News correspondent Fatima Manji has complained to the press watchdog over Kelvin MacKenzie’s article in The Sun, which said a Muslim journ...

Tory Minister Praised For Attacking 'Bigoted' Kelvin MacKenzie's Sun Article

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 21.07.2016 | UK

A Tory minister has been praised for rubbishing “bigoted” Sun columnist Kelvin MacKenzie for his article condemning a Muslim journalist for wearin...

Ex-Sun Columnist Defends Kelvin MacKenzie With Rant On Hijabs And Lynching

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 20.07.2016 | UK

A former Sun columnist has leapt to the defence of Kelvin MacKenzie, describing the hijab as a “stupid scarf” and saying Channel 4 only used a Mus...

BBC's Clive Myrie Takes Kelvin MacKenzie To Task

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 20.07.2016 | UK

A top BBC presenter has suggested Kelvin MacKenzie would deem him inappropriate to present coverage of the Baton Rouge shootings amid the furore over ...

Channel 4's Fatima Manji Hits Back At Kelvin MacKenzie - And She's Not Pulling Any Punches

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 19.07.2016 | UK

The Muslim journalist derided by Kelvin MacKenzie for reporting on a terror attack in Nice has branded him “ill-informed, racist and Islamophobic”...

Anti-Muslim Abuse Countered Brilliantly With This Fact About Ramadan

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 19.07.2016 | UK

A fact about British Muslims’ charitable donations during Ramadan is being shared online after the furore around a Sun column arguing that Muslim jo...

Kelvin MacKenzie's Article Just Added To The Sun's Already Impressive Complaints Record

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 19.07.2016 | UK

An article in The Sun written by Kelvin MacKenzie which questioned why Channel 4 News had a Muslim journalist covering the Nice terror attack, has rec...

Tory Peer Offers To Educate Kelvin MacKenzie In Letter Admonishing Sun For 'Respectable Racism'

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 18.07.2016 | UK

Sayeeda Warsi has offered up academics and experts to help educate The Sun’s columnist Kelvin MacKenzie after he wrote a “divisive” article. The...

Kelvin MacKenzie's 'Vile' Column On C4's Muslim Presenter Sparks Outrage

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 19.07.2016 | UK

UPDATE: Kelvin MacKenzie’s Column Receives Over 800 Complaints The Sun has deleted a tweet to a controversial column by its former editor Ke...

5 Embarrassing Tory PM Predictions These Pundits Will Wish They Hadn't Made

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 11.07.2016 | UK

Pundits have had to row back on predictions they made with conviction before Andrea Leadsom withdrew from the Conservative leadership contest. The So...

Alastair Campbell Just Instructed Kelvin MacKenzie To ‘F**k Off’ Over Brexit

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 01.07.2016 | UK

Former Sun editor Kelvin MacKenzie has fallen prey to the wrath of Alastair Campbell, after admitting he regretted voting for Brexit. MacKenzie, who n...

Kelvin MacKenzie Urged Readers To Vote Brexit, Now He Regrets It

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 27.06.2016 | UK

Former Sun editor turned columnist Kelvin MacKenzie has said he has "buyer's remorse" over voting for Brexit, adding he fears what will come next. Mac...

The Sun and Kelvin MacKenzie's Hillsborough Coverage Given A Roasting By James O'Brien

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK

James O'Brien has hit out at Kelvin MacKenzie, branding the former Sun editor's infamous front page on the Hillsborough disaster "so despicable that f...

Why No Mention of Hillsborough on Today's Front Page of The Sun?

Charlie Proctor | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK
Charlie Proctor

Yesterday, after twenty seven years, the families of those who died in the Hillsborough disaster were told that their fathers, sons, brothers and sisters were unlawfully killed on that unforgettable day in 1989