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Media Use Photos And Mark Lambie To Bury Mark Duggan In Tales Of Torture And Lies

MARK Duggan has been killed by the police by Tottenham Hale Tube Station in London? Was it legal? We do not know. The police say he was shot in the process of his arrest. Reports suggest the bullet that lodged in a policeman’s radio was police issue. Did a policeman fire it? Is police ammo in the hands of the villains? We do not know. But the press have been keen to take sides and trigger a debate.

The Daily Mail does this with photos. The paper was quick to label Duggan a “gangster“. This term served to buy into the glamour of the gangsters – so much better than a mere drugs dealer or villain – and also create an impression that Duggan was involved in heavy organised crime. If he was, was he any good at it? He lived on the Broadwater Farm Estate. Is that where top villains live – on a shabby estate in North London? You can keep your big house in the country and villas in the sun.

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Posted: 8th, August 2011 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comments (3)