I was once a big fan of The Independent – 20+ years ago – but I haven’t been for many years. It’s now a relentlessly embarrassing left-leaning rag.
Chris Blackhurst is a former Editor of The Independent, and he’s now Group Content Director of the four titles owned by the paper’s Russian owner. For an indication of just how low the paper’s standards have sunk, it would be difficult to top this embarrassing piece of trash, which he wrote:
Why is it trash? Because international evidence clearly shows that driving up the proportion of women on corporate boards lead to corporate financial decline. It’s mainly an inexperience effect, not a gender effect. Our short briefing paper on the matter:
If I has a choice of only two newspapers to read, The Independent and The Guardian, I’d read the latter. That’s how awful The Independent is.