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Old 17-07-2014, 02:02 PM   #224
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The Daily Mirror is a British national daily tabloid newspaper founded in 1903.. From 1985 to 1987, and from 1997 to 2002, the title on its masthead was simply The Mirror. It had an average daily print circulation of 962,670 in March 2014.. Its Sunday sister paper is the Sunday Mirror..The Daily Mirror was launched on 2 November 1903 by Alfred Harmsworth (later Lord Northcliffe) as a newspaper for women, run by women. Hence the name: he said, "I intend it to be really a mirror of feminine life as well on its grave as on its lighter sides ... to be entertaining without being frivolous, and serious without being dull".. It cost one penny..Lord Rothermere was a friend of Benito Mussolini and Adolf Hitler, and directed the Mirror’s editorial stance towards them in the early 1930s.. By the mid-1930s, the Mirror was struggling – it and the Mail were the main casualties of the early 1930s circulation war that saw the Daily Herald and the Daily Express establish circulations of more than two million, and Rothermere decided to sell his shares in it..After taking over as cartoon chief at the Mirror in 1945, he dropped Beelzebub Jones and moved on to a variety of new strips..During the Second World War the Mirror positioned itself as the paper of the ordinary soldier and civilian, and was critical of the political leadership and the established parties.. At one stage, the paper was threatened with closure following the publication of a Philip Zec cartoon (captioned by William Connor), which was misinterpreted by Winston Churchill and Herbert Morrison..The Mirror's mass working class readership had made it the United Kingdom's best-selling daily tabloid newspaper.. In 1960, it acquired the Daily Herald (the popular daily of the labour movement) when it bought Odhams, in one of a series of takeovers which created the International Publishing Corporation (IPC). The Mirror management did not want the Herald competing with the Mirror for readers, and in 1964, relaunched it as a mid-market paper, now named The Sun. When it failed to win readers, the Sun was sold to Rupert Murdoch – who immediately relaunched it as a more populist and sensationalist tabloid and a direct competitor to the Mirror etc etc etc ..The Wharf, sister newspaper for the Isle of Dogs...

Words are phowerful.. They can move us to acts of great love or great cruelty.. The sublime utterance of a spiritual Master or the impassioned rantings of a Hitler are examples of extremes but all of us have the power to use words to inspire others to action. We can all affect and influence the world around us through our speech. Indeed, whether we wish to or not we all do influence others by what we say..Our influence will tend to be either harmonising or divisive..Gossip, slander, rumour-mongering, complaining, flattery, harshness and untruthfulness are all divisive and destructive. They are destructive of trust and good will and, therefore, destructive of any sense of community.. So these ugly verbal excesses should have no place in a spiritual community.. The power of words, almost magical in its potency, can be put at the service of our highest Ideals and used to create the positive conditions we need in order to progress spiritually...
https://lisawallerrogers.wordpress.c...oyalty/page/4/ always makes me feel a bit melancholy..You know Charlie W?. Has the place east of Sanderson?..Whoa, Sheriff!. We just missed him!. We gotta circulate this!..On the Radio!..I say, "Day" and some might Say..Agent..Provocateur..Woman?..Provocatrix..Hear t..Target..M..Bitch...

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