Can't write any more, I'd get all ranty all over again. So I'll give you two more links instead.
This says it better than I can. Yay for Charlie Brooker.
"It's like gazing through a horrid little window into an awesome universe of pure blockheaded spite. Spiralling galaxies of ignorance roll majestically against a backdrop of what looks like dark prejudice, dotted hither and thither with winking stars of snide innuendo."Press Complaints Commission website (caution - this is running slow today, for some reason).