What is in a name? Banksy, Banky, Banksie, the Herald doesn’t know

My email inbox is bombarded daily by vigilant army readers sending in Herald Bombs from the “decent journalists, trained and skilled“.

I now have to filter them…like this one where their fish identification skills have dramatically failed them.


In order to assit them I have provided a link to the Wiki pages for Snapper and for Kingfish.

It really is becoming an embarrassment. I’ll bet there is now a race on each day to fix the fuck ups before I obtain screen shots. It isn’t working I have more than I can manage…I am now simply picking the worst ones. 

Here is one from Sunday…where they mis-spelled the artist’s name. It is Banksy.


To make matters worse they corrected it and still got it wrong:


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As much at home writing editorials as being the subject of them, Cam has won awards, including the Canon Media Award for his work on the Len Brown/Bevan Chuang story. When he’s not creating the news, he tends to be in it, with protagonists using the courts, media and social media to deliver financial as well as death threats.

They say that news is something that someone, somewhere, wants kept quiet. Cam Slater doesn’t do quiet and, as a result, he is a polarising, controversial but highly effective journalist who takes no prisoners.

He is fearless in his pursuit of a story.

Love him or loathe him, you can’t ignore him.

To read Cam’s previous articles click on his name in blue.