Anorak | Madeleine McCann: speculation, claims and the Algarve crime scene

Madeleine McCann: speculation, claims and the Algarve crime scene

by | 16th, February 2016

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Maddie Watch: a look at reporting on Madeleine McCann, the child who vanished in 2007.

Daily Express (front page) : “MADDY Why I think our daughter is still alive and in Portugal”

Maddy why is this front-page news?

On Page 7 we hear from “MUM KATE”. The headline assures us: “Maddy’s mum: We’ll never give up. I want and end, answer.”

We all do. The story has become all. The single fact child vanishes remains unaltered since 2007. The voracious media feeding frenzy has created victims of libel but shed no light on that fact.

Nonetheless, David Pilditch manages to fill an entire page with no news. His story begins: “The mother of Madeleine McCann told yesterday how she believes her missing daughter is still alive and may be close to the scene of her disappearance.”

Believes. May. Are there any facts? Some: “Former GP Kate, 47, is convinced her daughter is not a ‘million smiles’ from the Algarve holiday resort she vanished from”.

Kate McCann’s age and former job are the only facts. One paragraph 8, we hear from the missing child’s mother. Told of her belief

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