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Johann Hari

  • 26th July 2011

    Gay journalist Johann Hari expected to lose Orwell Prize 20

    Johann Hari has been accused of plagiarism, fabricating quotes and using an alias to attack other journalists

    10:37 AM — Gay journalist Johann Hari is expected to lose his Orwell Prize over allegations of plagiarism. The 32-year-old was suspended by the Independent newspaper last month after bloggers spotted that he had used old quotes in interviews without attributing them.

  • 12th July 2011

    Johann Hari suspended from the Independent 33

    Johann Hari has been suspended

    4:52 PM — Gay journalist Johann Hari has been suspended from the Independent after claims that he plagiarised interviews. Independent editor Chris Blackhurst confirmed the suspension.

  • 29th June 2011

    Prominent gay journalist accused of plagiarism 33

    Johann Hari apologised for an 'error of judgement'

    11:25 AM — Orwell prize-winning journalist Johann Hari, who writes for the Independent and Attitude magazine, was accused of plagiarism and 'churnalism' after bloggers spotted that he had used old quotes in interviews without attributing them.

  • 31st January 2011

    Melanie Phillips says gay people sent her death threats 79

    Melanie Phillips said she had received death threats

    11:39 AM — Daily Mail columnist Melanie Phillips says she received death threats from gay people after writing that a "ruthless gay lobby" is "brainwashing children".

  • 11th February 2010

    David Cameron criticised for ‘airbrushing his memory’ over gay adoption 98

    David Cameron denied he had voted against gay couples adopting

    6:23 PM — Tory leader David Cameron has been criticised for denying he had ever voted against gay adoption. In an interview with Attitude magazine last week, Mr Cameron was asked about records which showed he voted to restrict marriage to married couples and bar gay couples from adopting children in 2002.

  • 9th February 2010

    David Cameron makes hijab joke to gay magazine 50

    The interview with David Cameron can be read in full in the March edition of Attitude magazine

    1:26 PM — Conservative leader David Cameron had to backtrack over a joke he made in an interview with popular gay magazine Attitude. In an hour long interview with the Tory leader, tipped to become Britain’s next Prime Minister, Cameron was questioned about being inclusive of minority groups.

  • 15th December 2009

    Gordon Brown ‘pushing for European recognition of British civil partnerships’ 28

    Brown said he was working with France and Spain on civil partnerships

    4:55 PM — Prime minister Gordon Brown has said he is pushing European countries such as Spain and France to recognise civil partnerships registered in Britain. He added he wanted to see more gay rights in eastern Europe.

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