Using your skill and judgement, see if you can find any traces of common sense or intelligence in this ‘Times’ editorial of 26/11/93.
Answer: well, I’m damned if I could find any. For a supposedly reputable publication to print such hypocrisy is astonishing. I say “hypocrisy” because, if I’m not mistaken, the same people who own The Times also have a large stake in BSkyB, a company which stopped submitting the movies it shows to the BBFC last year. I know I’m probably preaching to the converted with this, but it’s easy to forget there’s a sizeable minority who view genre fans as being barely above the level of child molesters. Perhaps what that editorial proves more than anything else is this:-
“Quality” journalism is just gutter journalism with longer words.
We now return you to your normal reading orientation…