Shut your mouth, or get out…

The Broom picks up something from the Irish News that seems so far to have had little impact in the wider media. Belfast playwright, Gary Mitchell, has had to leave his home after being threatened by Loyalist paramilitaries. As she points out, freedom of speech in Northern Ireland has come at a terrible cost for quite few people in the past, and continues to be a problem for some more outspoken members of the mainstream media. Adds: Here’s Susan McKay’s take.