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“Family life worse than ever”

Excellent example here of the media focusing, with almost heroic monomania, on the relentlessly negative headline at the cost of the actual story:
Family life worse than ever, believe 70% of Britons

Nearly three-quarters of Britons believe family life was more successful in their parents’ generation. In a BBC survey for a programme about the modern British family, 70 per cent of people were nostalgic for the family days gone by.

But in nearly all other areas, those surveyed were happy with family structure today. Parenting skills were far more highly rated… (Etc.) [Source: Evening Standard]

“Grrrr…”

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strictlytrue
Nov. 8th, 2007 03:53 pm (UTC)
Jesus. The story has received one reader comment, viz:

The blatant anti-traditional family policies of our Nu Labor administration do not help this bad situation indeed.

- Jacqueline, Hampstead, London


I mean, do all of these people - journalists, commenters, etc. - just sit somewhere in a room, working out how they can piss me off?
(Anonymous)
Nov. 8th, 2007 05:07 pm (UTC)
Yes, yes they do.
strictlytrue
Nov. 8th, 2007 05:24 pm (UTC)
I thought as much...
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