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The Secret Reviewer #26: We didn't say that

Every month our clandestine critic reveals the murky truths behind that infamous trade, and live comedy generally. This month: Sometimes anger is aimed at the wrong target.

If there's one thing that critics hate more than comedians having a right go at us, it's comedians having a right go at us about stuff that wasn't our fault in the first place.

It's easy to demonise journalists - and many byline junkies clearly relish the infamy - but I think a lot of people assume that we have a lot more autonomy than we actually do. And that's perhaps understandable in...

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