Not everyone in the media is as ‘independent’ as they might like to think, writes IAN SINCLAIR in The Morning Star.

“The main thing I’ve learned from working in the British media is that much of it is a cult. Afflicted by a suffocating groupthink, intolerant of critics, hounds internal dissenters, full of people who made it because of connections and/or personal background rather than merit,” Guardian columnist Owen Jones tweeted last month.