The Backlash Against Emily Maitlis Just Underlines the Problem

Will Black
7 min readAug 26, 2022
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The UK has an almost entirely right-wing news media ecosystem, so much so that some might view it as a snake pit. National newspapers are almost entirely owned by multimillionaires, if not billionaires. Most daily nationals do not make a profit from newspaper sales but are dependent on rich manipulators of culture to keep them afloat and the advertising spend of big, often highly…

Will Black

Will is an anthropologist, journalist and former clinician. He is the author or Veneer of Civilisation, Psychopathic Cultures and Beyond the End of the World