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Joanna Yeates Becomes Maddie McCann, Baby P And Jade Goody

by | 8th, January 2011

JOANNA Yeates is getting the Jade Goody treatment on the cover of the Sun . Indeed, the murdered woman is becoming an every woman of the tabloid system.

She’s Madeleine McCann:

The paper has seized ownership of blonde Joanna Yeates with a print-and-stick-up reward poster. Ghouls can stick a picture of the murdered woman in their shop, car or bedroom window. Why should Bristol ( 27 unsolved murders ) have all the entertainment? Stick up a photo of Miss Yeates in Sunderland, Belfast and Poole and get involved with the paper’s orchestrated mourn porn. And don’t forget Liverpool. Sure, Liverpool doesn’t like the Sun since that Hillsborough story, but can it deny that the Sun cares? Time to put personal feelings to one side. Do it for Jo.

The Sun has posted a reward. Any armchair detective able to nail the killer can get £50,000. There was already a reward on offer (£10,000). But the Sun’s reward is higher. Although it might mean that if you claim it your name becomes linked in print to the story. So. Think on.

In order of importance, the message reads from top down: “THE SUN… £50,000… JOANNA YEATES.”

The Football

Bristol City footballers are wearing T-shirts with a photos of Joanna Yeates on. Our Maddie started a trend.

Our Jo

Joanna Yeates is Jo Yeates . At what point do papers think it fitting and proper to use a victim’s shortened name? At what point do readers feel like they really know Jo?

Robert Murat

Sticking with the media’s Our Maddie, Chris Jefferies became this season’s Robert Murat. You can read just how badly he has been treated by the press here . Robert Murat won libel damages. Chris Jefferies is with his lawyers . The tabloids are wondering if Mr Jefferies will survive the ordeal, as

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