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News Of The World’s Journalists Nail Ginger Tabby Rebekah Brooks And Others Who Betrayed Them

ANORAK’S AGW delivers the Last Rites to the News of The World. You betray talented journalists at your peril:

THE very first contact I had with the News of the World was delivering it.

Every Sunday I collected a sackful of Sunday newspapers and took them to households around a grimy North British city. It was a cash sale exercise since in those days Sundays were delivered by independent traders. Newsagents had no say or dealings with Sunday deliveries…it was not legal to employ minors on a Sunday in that particular part of the world.

My Fagan-like boss was the grandfather of a schoolmate. He was an odd looking man who had rickets as a child and the widest bow-legged gait I had ever then , or since, seen. He paid generously and the Sunday morning activity was a welcome boost to my entertainment fund for the week ahead.

When I was given the bulging newspaper bags. There were only two strict rules which doubled as instructions.

1. “Get the money for each and every newspaper.” and if credit was given it was my debt and not Cyril’s (the bow-legged one)

2. “Never ever read the News of the World.”

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Posted: 10th, July 2011 | In: Reviews | Comments (4)