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McCanns and the Internet

Beckett, Charlie (2008) McCanns and the Internet. POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (21 Jan 2008). Website.

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The mainstream UK media has been largely supportive of the parents of Madeleine McCann, despite much more hostile coverage in Portugal. The News of The World’s story “New Sketch Reveals Face of Kidnapper Suspect” at the weekend was typical and it was taken up by other outlets. This was despite the highly dubious value of the drawing taken from one witness. But go online and public scepticism is passionate, detailed and often unpleasant.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2008 The Author(s)
Divisions: Media and Communications
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
K Law > KD England and Wales
K Law > KD England and Wales > KDC Scotland
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Date Deposited: 24 May 2017 10:14
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 09:25

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