Kelvin Mackenzie

Fatima Manji Left With 'Tears In My Eyes' After Racial Abuse By Young Boy

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 05.09.2017 | UK

Channel 4 presenter Fatima Manji was left with “tears in my eyes” after being racially abused by a young boy in London in an incident that left he...

Confirmed: Kelvin MacKenzie Has Been 'Terminated' By The Sun

HuffPost UK | George Bowden | Posted 16.05.2017 | UK

Columnist Kelvin MacKenzie has had his contract with The Sun “terminated by mutual consent”. Confirmation of the decision came after criticism ove...

Kelvin MacKenzie To 'Leave The Sun' Over Ross Barkley Column

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 09.05.2017 | UK

Kelvin MacKenzie will leave The Sun newspaper following his suspension for comments comparing a footballer with Nigerian heritage to a gorilla, accord...

Kelvin MacKenzie Warned Of Police Probe For 'Jeremy Corbyn Knifed To Death' Wish

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 03.05.2017 | UK

Labour has warned Kelvin MacKenzie he could expect a police investigation for suggesting his ideal headline would be “Jeremy Corbyn knifed to death ...

Kelvin MacKenzie Uses Unfortunate Text Message From Trevor Phillips In Defence Of Ross Barkley Column

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 27.04.2017 | UK

A former equalities chief has accused Liverpool of “wallowing in victim status”, according to Kelvin MacKenzie, and defended the Sun columnist aft...

The Sun Has Apologised For Kelvin MacKenzie's Ross Barkley Column

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 22.04.2017 | UK

The Sun has published an apology to Everton and England footballer Ross Barkley over a column by Kelvin MacKenzie in which he compared the midfielder ...

Things Just Got A Lot Worse For Kelvin MacKenzie At The Sun

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK

Kelvin MacKenzie faces a possible investigation into whether his now infamous column on footballer Ross Barkley breached harassment and discrimination...

Everton Bans Sun Journalists Over MacKenzie Column Attacking Ross Barkley

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 15.04.2017 | UK

Everton on Saturday announced that it has banned The Sun journalists from its stadium and training ground in the wake of a column about player Ross Ba...

The Sun's Kelvin MacKenzie Suspended Over 'Racist' Column

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 15.04.2017 | UK

UPDATE: Everton bans The Sun journalists over Kelvin MacKenzie column. Kelvin MacKenzie has been suspended for expressing “wrong” and “unfunny...

Gary Lineker Brands Kelvin MacKenzie 'A Twat' Over Latest 'Vile' Column

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 14.04.2017 | UK

UPDATE: Kelvin MacKenzie has been suspended. Kelvin MacKenzie has drawn widespread criticism for comparing Everton footballer, Ross Barkley, to a gori...

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 ...