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Madeleine McCann: back for Christmas in a Daily Express emergency news scoop

by | 11th, December 2015

Madeleine McCann is back. The missing child – the media’s benchmark for all missing children – looks out from the cover of the Daily Express, as she has done so many time before.

 

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What do we miss most about ‘Our Maddy’ at Christmas”?

As the Daily Express readership compile a list of things they miss about ‘Our Maddy’, we interject: it’s not about your ‘Our Maddy’, the media construct; it’s about the parents’ ‘Our Maddy’. It is the “Parents’ Heartache”.

On Page 5, we get more. We get a list of things Kate and Gerry McCann miss about their daughter.

 

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You might have read this front-page scoop on November 11, when it featured in pretty much every tabloid.

Why now has the Express seen fit not only to repeat the story but to make it front-page news?

We can only suppose that what with there being no other news in the world right now, the editor pressed f9 on the keyboard and pumped out a routine ‘Our Maddy’ no-news feature.

 



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