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Girl Branded Britain’s ‘Laziest Teenager’ Says Tabloid Report Was ‘Rubbish’

by | 3rd, December 2009

shareen HOW journalism works I Am Britain’s Laziest Teenager : the story of Shereen Johnson, who claims to have responded to an adverts in a magazine and then found herself branded a feckless sponger in the national press:

“Single mum Shereen Johnson saw an advert posted on a website by a magazine asking for people who live on benefits to get in touch.”

And then:

The 19-year-old, who gets around £563 a month in benefits, agreed to take part to get some extra cash to give her 10-month-old son Kenzie a special first Christmas.

“An article then appeared in a national daily newspaper branding her a sponger who brags about coining in thousands of pounds a year in Government money while refusing to get a job.”

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