Tag Archive | "the truth"

Kelvin MacKenzie wants Hillsborough police apology

Did you really think you’d heard the last of Kelvin MacKenzie? The former Sun editor – whose reputation looks to have been irreparably damaged following the recent report into the Hillsborough disaster – has instructed lawyers to write to South Yorkshire police seeking an apology for being misled by its officers in 1989. Read the full story

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Video: MacKenzie in C4 doorstepping confrontation

In an old-fashioned act of doorstepping, Channel 4 News reporter Alex Thomson visits the home of Kelvin MacKenzie to question the former Sun editor over his scandalous reportage of the Hillsborough disaster. (See the footage below.) Read the full story

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Dalglish: MacKenzie couldn’t handle the truth

Ex-Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish has revealed a talk he had with then Sun editor Kelvin MacKenzie after the 1989 Hillsborough disaster. Read the full story

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“Before we all sink into a slough of digital dystopian despair, it might be worth considering this: is this a sign of the strength, not weakness, of revelatory journalism in the digital age?”

Charlie Beckett, director of POLIS at the London School of Economics, reacts to news that the UK government forced the Guardian into destroying hard drives that contained information leaked by Edward Snowden.

(Source: POLIS)


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