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A new article about the Guardian & Mozza.

The Guardian and the Morrissey Vendetta. - tremr
By Fiona Dodwell

Excerpt:

"Journalists must not engage in intimidation, harassment or persistent pursuit," states The Guardian's own editorial policy. Rightly so, for the media's power to sway public opinion comes with great responsibility to not only their readers, but to the individuals they write about in their publication.

Freedom of the press allows journalists to exercise their right to express their opinions freely and without restriction. No art should be immune from being held under the microscope and examined or critiqued - the same goes for the people who create this art. However, when you consider that The Guardian have amassed a whopping 478 Morrissey related content on their website, much of which appears to spew vitriol towards the singer, one can't help but question whether...
CALIFORNIA SON’ NUMBER 1. - Morrissey Central
June 2, 2019

Morrissey's 'California Son' album is Number 1 on the UK Official Vinyl Chart this week.
Morrissey expresses heartfelt thanks to "everyone, anywhere, who bought and supported".


Related item:
Interesting article in Spiked that mentions negative reviews of California Son in left wing press, that clearly review the 'man' (as they see it) and not the 'music'.

These left wing critics bring to mind lyrics from 'Art Hounds' that I suspect could also be applied to certain tedious contributors to this very site: "Art-hounds: very funny, very witty, but very lonely, and below the belt is shriveled and small, it knows a thousand woes"

The lost art of criticism - spiked
Critics today seem incapable of separating art from politics.
By Andrew Doyle


Links to:


Featuring a couple of guest appearances by the rather poor quality California Son T-shirts :)
Regards,
FWD.


UPDATE June 2:

Now on Morrissey Central:

Album And Fans.


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MORRISSEY - LANCASHIRE TO BROADWAY - MCQ Music Monthly
JUNE 2019 ISSUE 190
THE EVER CONTROVERSIAL LANCASHIRE LAD TURNS SIXTY AS NEW COVERS ALBUM IS RELEASED

MORRISSEY - LANCASHIRE TO BROADWAY
" .. You can’t flick through the pages of the music press or browse a muso website without coming across a pained op-ed by some tragic fortysomething about how The Smiths saved his life when he was a fat, friendless 13-year-old and how distraught he now is to discover that Moz is a massive racist. Such types despise 21st-century Morrissey because – brace yourselves – he has different opinions to theirs .."


A pinned note by the channel:

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A very small YT channel interview JC.
A few Morrissey mentions.

Regards,
FWD.