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News digests and reviews of the missing child in the news. Madeleine McCann vanished on Thursday, 3 May 2007 from a rented holiday flat in Praia da Luz, Portugal. Madeleine, on holiday with her twin siblings and parents Kate and Gerry McCann,became the biggest news story of the past decade. We’ve followed it closely ever since the story broke.

Madeleine McCann paedophile mania grips Cyrpus

Another summer brings with it another Madeleine McCann front-page news story. The innocent child who became the media’s benchmark for all missing children is evoked on the Daily Star and Daily Mirror’s front pages. There is talk of child …

Posted: 19th, June 2015 | In: Key Posts, Madeleine McCann, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: back on the front pages, libel and Goncalo Amaral is ruined

Madeleine McCann’s parents Gerry and Kate McCann have won £357,000 (Daily Telegraph) after successfully suing ex-police chief Goncalo Amaral. The former Portuguese policeman suggested in his book The Truth Of The Lie that the couple had faked their daughter’s abduction. …

Posted: 28th, April 2015 | In: Madeleine McCann, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: Innocent Brenda Leyland was hounded to death by the Trollhunters

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When Brenda Leyland was doorstepped by Sky News reporter Martin Brunt, she became the “McCann Troll”,  the woman who under the name ‘sweepyface’ had bombarded Twitter with comments about the parents of missing Madeleine McCann.

No longer a real …

Posted: 20th, March 2015 | In: Madeleine McCann, News | Comments (7) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: the Police Federation and spelling it out

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

The Daily Star, Page 25: “McCanns: Don’t Give Up Hint For Maddie”

Jerry Lawton says the parents of Madeleine McCann – the missing child who became the media’s ‘Our Maddie …

Posted: 19th, March 2015 | In: Madeleine McCann, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: British police baffled why they are looking for her

Maddie Mccann huntMadeleine McCann peers out from the front-page of the Daily Star. The familiar picture of the holidaymaker who became ‘Our Maddie illustrates the still more familiar story that there is no news.

The headline (“MADDIE – CALL OFF HUNT, …

Posted: 18th, March 2015 | In: Madeleine McCann, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: Zephany Nurse, Yeremi Vargas and Blackpool peadophiles

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

The Daily Star has news on Page 11:

“Dad of Kidnapped Girls: Don’t Give Up Hope Over Maddie”

Morne and Celeste Nurse’s daughter was kidnapped from hospital …

Posted: 12th, March 2015 | In: Madeleine McCann, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: RIPA and the public death of Brenda Leyland

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

The Times reports on the inquest into the death of Brenda Leyland, 63, the woman accused of being obsessed with the McCanns, posting thousands of tweets

Posted: 22nd, February 2015 | In: Madeleine McCann, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Man ‘looking for Madeleine McCann’ in child abuse images guilty of thought crimes

thought crimeMadeleine McCann: then story of the misisng child as told by the news media. Today we meet David Brinkman.

The Mirror introduces us to  “Vile David Brinkman” who says he’s no paedophile and possessed 694 indecent pictures and 88 video …

Posted: 16th, February 2015 | In: Madeleine McCann, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: the search costs £9m and counting

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

The Daily Mail reports:

British police take 67 return flights to Portugal as cost of Madeleine McCann search nears £9million

Well, the train does take longer…

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Posted: 12th, February 2015 | In: Madeleine McCann, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: Mark Warner pulls out of Praia da Luz and Amaral’s libel case rumbles on

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

The Daily Star (Page 21): “McCann Blow Over Cop’s Maddie Book”

The story beings:

“The top police officer in the Madeleine McCann case expect her parents to

Posted: 26th, January 2015 | In: Madeleine McCann, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: people are still donating to the find Maddie fund

News on Madeleine McCann, the innocent missing child, has been thin on the ground. But today the Sun has some news:

Find Maddie fund dries up as donations shrink

Donations to the fund have dropped. Well, the Metropolitan Police’s Operation …

Posted: 22nd, January 2015 | In: Madeleine McCann, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: Robert Murat, looking for ‘inconsistencies’ and Amaral

Madeleine McCann: A look at the missing child in the news.

BBC: “Madeleine McCann: British police to observe questioning in Portugal”

British police investigating Madeleine McCann’s disappearance in 2007 have arrived in Portugal to observe the questioning of 11

Posted: 9th, December 2014 | In: Madeleine McCann, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: Roderick MacDonald, No Suspects And DCI Nicola Wall

Madeleine McCann: a look at reporting on the missing child in the news:

Get Hampshire reports: “Convicted Aldershot paedophile questioned over Madeleine McCann disappearance”

Roderick MacDonald, 77, was questioned by police in his prison cell as British officers try to

Posted: 7th, December 2014 | In: Madeleine McCann, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann Arrests, Clues And Trolls: All The 2014 Front Pages

Madeleine McCann is the story that keeps on spinning. When the innocent child went missing, the voracious media embarked on a feeding frenzy. Kate and Gerry McCann, her parents, were libelled, so too was Robert Murat. Books were written. TV …

Posted: 3rd, December 2014 | In: Key Posts, Madeleine McCann, News | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: Searching Barragem da Bravura For Signs Of A Story

Madeleine McCann: Anorak’s look at the missing child in the news. Today the Mirror leads with a Madeleine McCann ‘BOMBSHELL’:

 

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The “MADDIE COPS IGNORED LAKE TIP-OFF”.

David Collins notes:

A letter handed in to Portuguese police claimed to

Posted: 25th, November 2014 | In: Madeleine McCann, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: Robert Murat Is Back On The Front Pages

MADELEINE McCann:  Anorak’s look at the missing child in the news.

The Daily Express features Madeleine McCann on its front page.

“POLICE WANT TO QUIZ MURAT AS A WITNESS”

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Robert Murat, the man monstered by the media, is back …

Posted: 20th, November 2014 | In: Madeleine McCann, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: Robert Murat Is Back But Daniel Entwistle Is Still Missing

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Madeleine McCann: Anorak’s look at the missing child in the news.

BBC: “Ex-suspect Murat ‘faces new questions’

Robert Murat..? The poor sod who was monstered and libelled?

Police investigating the disappearance of British girl Madeleine McCann are to

Posted: 19th, November 2014 | In: Madeleine McCann, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: 7 Arguidos, DNA, A Lone Woman And Exclusives

MADELEINE McCann: a look at reporting on the missing child in the news. Today the tabloids’ ‘Our Maddie’ is back on the Mirror’s front page:

 

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The ‘EXCLUSIVE’ news is that there a ‘Brit Man & Woman’ are ‘NEW …

Posted: 11th, November 2014 | In: Madeleine McCann, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: Have You Seen Pumpkin Maddie?

MADELEINE  McCann: a look at reporting on the media’s favourite missing child.

The Daily Mail has news:

 

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How is that the “most poignant image this Halloween”?

The photograph was released on Friday to mark Halloween, and

Posted: 2nd, November 2014 | In: Madeleine McCann, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: James Nesbitt Is Missing The Plot And 100 Hairs

Just as the Daily Express gets its weather news from looking at a crystal ball, the ‘World’s Greatest Newspaper’ conjures front-page news of Madeleine McCann from the ether.

 

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The headline tells readers:

Madeleine McCann: 100 strands of untested

Posted: 30th, October 2014 | In: Madeleine McCann, News | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: Roderick Macdonald, Brighton Victims And A Ghost Child

MADELEINE McCann: Anorak’s look at the missing child in the news.

The Daily Star leads with the story:

MADDIE: BRIT PAEDO ARRESTED – Perv was in Algarve in 2007

 

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So. Can this pervert be linked to the missing …

Posted: 15th, October 2014 | In: Madeleine McCann, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: Ines Sequeira, Belief And Unnamed Sources

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MADELEINE McCann: Anorak’s regular looks at the missing child in the media.

The Mirror: “New Madeleine McCann prosecutor has vowed to solve case – bringing fresh hope to her parents”

High-flying investigator Ines Sequeira has taken on the

Posted: 11th, October 2014 | In: Madeleine McCann, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Brenda Leyland: The McCanns, A Scarecrow And God

BRENDA Leyland continues to make news. Today’s round-up of the woman branded the “Madeleine McCann troll”:

New India Express – yep, it’s an international story:

…No one in the neat village of Burton Overy, Leics, suspected that Mrs Leyland had

Posted: 8th, October 2014 | In: Madeleine McCann, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: An Unwitting Bystander At Brenda Leyland’s Funeral

MADELEINE McCann: a look at the missing child in the news media, with Brenda Leyland:

In the Times, Carole Midgley is talking about trolls:

Who could look at the photo of Brenda Leyland with her handsome son, his arm

Posted: 7th, October 2014 | In: Madeleine McCann, News | Comments (5) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Brenda Leyland: Cliff Richard, Free Speech And Martin Brunt’s Wife

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BRENDA Leyland continues to make news. The woman monstered by the media, outed by twitter hunters who allegedly tweeted thousands of often abusive and potentially libellous messages about the parents of missing Madeleine McCann, is dead. This …

Posted: 7th, October 2014 | In: Madeleine McCann, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0