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Ripper trial - Media coverage

Title
Ripper trial - Media coverage
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1983
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Duration
00:05:43
Description
Journalists have been found guilty of harassing Sonia Sutcliffe, the wife of Yorkshire Ripper, Peter Sutcliffe. To the director of the Press Council, Kenneth Morgan, it is clear that the coverage of the case was a problem. Mrs Doreen Hill, the mother of Peter Sutcliffe’s final murder victim, was the first to complain to the Press Council about chequebook journalism. Daily Mail deputy editor Peter Grover defends his newspaper’s conduct. Female reporter not identified.
Contributors
Kenneth Morgan; Peter Grover
Keywords
Legal procedure; Newspapers; Daily Mirror; Crime; Journalism; Press; Yorkshire; Homicide; Yorkshire Ripper; Peter Sutcliffe; Mass media; Trials; Daily Mail; Daily Express; Sonia Sutcliffe; Press Council; Media ethics; Doreen Hill

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