I have asked the same question many times and the answer is usually the media companies are under the control of the government (UK) and the real truth is being hidden, plus the person who actually knows the truth has secret access to real news items, we don't.
At that point it is best to give up.
What did they do to Big Dogs? When over there in the area or having friends visit from the US I would always go there and sit and watch everything going on. Best seat in the house, especially watching all the Gals, lady boys and workers and the people and freaks going in to work or to have some fun. It was or is my absolute favorite spot to sit and drink. I can't even begin to count the times I have sat there. Has its own bathroom too.
The Trolls, Haters and Idiots (THaI), as Mike calls them, feed on your attention. The more you talk about their comments, the more they’ll be encouraged to talk. And, it looks like it is going to plan.