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Liverpool: Tesco cashier not sacked for telling shopper not to buy the Sun

by | 26th, September 2013

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DID the cashier at the Tesco store do wrong when she told a customer not to buy The Sun because of its Hillsborough coverage ? No, of course she didn’t. We like the idea of supermarkets being local shops, and with that should come the prejudices of the local shopkeeper and their staff.

When working as a reporter I used to buy all the national newspaper titles every day (and read them cover to cover). My newsagents would looks at the Daily Star in my hand and asked me if my lips moved when I read it slowly. The Tesco Sun readers is free to make their own decision; and free to be mocked for making it.

The BBC reports that Tesco “refused to say whether it took disciplinary action against the employee at the Allerton Road store”.

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