- Blair Calls For Chinese Style Net Controls In the UK Declares war on pernicious conspiracy theory media coverage Steve Watson Prison PlanetMessage 1 of 1 , Jun 12, 2007View Source
Blair Calls For Chinese Style Net Controls In the UK
Declares war on "pernicious conspiracy theory" media coverage
Tuesday, June 12, 2007
Outgoing British Prime Minister Tony Blair has savaged online media today in a speech in which he declared war on the free press by hinting at new restrictions on internet journalism and suggested that the media should be brought more into line with the government.
Blair complained that the media was too "feral" (i.e. not tamed by the government) and referring to online journalism stated:
"In fact, the new forms can be even more pernicious, less balanced, more intent on the latest conspiracy theory multiplied by five."
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