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Journalists who revealed alleged rape victim’s address wrongly relied on the police

by | 17th, July 2013

THE job of a journalist is surely to question everything officialdom tells you. Thumbs down, then, to the  south London News Shopper which published enough details to ensure that an alleged rape victim could be identified.

The online paper let down the alleged victim by publishing a picture and video of police entering the crime scene, which happened to be the woman’s home. To avoid any doubt, the footage also featured nearby shop fronts.

 The woman

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