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Madeleine McCann: Katie Hopkins finds ‘Maddie’ on the other side

by | 23rd, February 2016

Madeleine McCann: a look at reporting on the missing child.

Daily Star (front page) : “Maddie: Parents ‘blamed'”

 

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For what? Why? But whom? We soon get to know:

Katie Hopkins sparks fury by saying Maddie McCann’s parents ‘must share blame’

Katie Hopkins, for those of you blessedly not in the know, is a former contestant on The Apprentice TV show the one on which ‘driven’ people try to win a job working for Alan Sugar in a Brentwood office block. Hopkins lost but did score a job belching ‘controversial’ opinions to deadline for the Sun newspaper and, remarkably, a TV show of her own. That all ended, meaning Katie now shouts exclusively on free-to-air Twitter.

The Star thinks her tweets worthy of its front page. Robin Cottle has created a story from a tweet:

She claimed Kate and Gerry McCann should take some blame for her disappearance.

Oh?

The 41-year-old also insisted the heartbroken couple did not “deserve” the £11million of taxpayers’ cash shelled out to search for Madeleine.

This is in the Star, which once libelled Kate and Gerry McCann.

One Twitter user wrote: “Katie Hopkins victim blaming the McCanns suggests people have no self control, the blame lies with whoever wrongly took what wasn’t theirs.”

Good grief. This story had not made

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