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Sex, death, brass bands and libel by photograph – David Banks

Screen_Shot_2013-05-13_at_10.54.55If you want to find mistakes in papers look at the pictures.  The Sun on Sunday has just paid out in a libel settlement after running a story about a man discovering he was the son of Fred West – but the picture they printed on the front page was the man’s half-brother who was entirely unconnected to the serial killer. It has been reported that a five figure sum has changed hands as a result. Continue reading

Here come the (thought) police – David Banks

businessman in suit with hands in handcuffsA COUPLE of jurors have been in the news recently, one for speaking his mind in court, one for speaking his mind on Facebook. One is now facing a contempt charge after he allegedly committed his thoughts on being chosen to try a man charged with sexual offences against a child to his Facebook page. He may be regretting being quite so frank in allegedly saying he “wanted to fuck up a paedophile.” Continue reading

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