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Tia Sharp: Is the media monstering Stuart Hazell?

by | 8th, August 2012

TIA Sharp:  News round-up: Is the media monstering Stuart Hazell?

Sky News :

Hundreds of “missing” posters have been distributed around New Addington and Tia’s face looks out from most local shops and noticeboards. At a bus stop close to her grandmother’s house in The Lindens, well-wishers have left dozens of burning candles and tea lights with hand-written signs asking for Tia to be brought home.

Surrey Comet :

Community group New Addington Pathfinders (NAP) have printed over 70,000 posters, that have been distributed across Croydon and surrounding areas. Kirsty Pearce of NAP said: “We have been co-ordinating searches with the police who have told us where to search, how to search and what to so with anything we find.”

In other news, a man is being monstered. You can make anyone look iffy if you place the words in a certain order. The  Daily Telegraph  opts for this headline :

Missing Tia Sharp left in care of ex–prisoner – The step–grandfather of a missing schoolgirl served time in jail after being caught with a machete.

That looks like a highly selective headline, no?

The  Evening Standard  said the man has a drugs past in its headline. In the same headline, the paper said he used to date Tia’s mother, Natalie. The headline changed to read:

Tia Sharp: Family are still trying to establish if missing girl left grandmother’s home alone on August 4

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