Thursday, January 26, 2012

Milly Dowler : News Of The World - Surrey Police Corruption

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It was almost 6 months ago that I first wrote about my concerns about the behaviour of News of the World in the weeks after the disappearance of Milly Dowler. At the time, I also expressed some concern about the subsequent response to News of the World by Surrey Police. Since then, more information has come to light. It is not comforting on either front.

With the publication of this letter especially, it is now clear that police were misrepresented to a great degree in the 14 April 2002 article analysed in this post, not least because the News of the World all-too-readily gave the appearance of speaking on behalf of police, both in print and during their pursuit of tabloid fodder (even to the extent of claiming to be working in conjunction with the police when interrogating members of the public).
This does not put Surrey Police in the clear. Far from it....read more

http://www.bloggerheads.com/archives/2012/01/notw-110-certain/

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

#MillyDowler:#Surrey Police Covered Up Dowler Hacking For NINE Years

Surrey Police knew for nine years that the News of the World had been hacking Milly Dowler's voicemails – and was even played a recording of one message by a journalist from the Sunday newspaper – but never took action about the law-breaking or told her anguished family.


http://onlyinamericablogging.blogspot.com/2012/01/surrey-police-covered-up-dowler-hacking.html

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/police-covered-up-dowler-hacking-6293669.html