- Radio 4's Media show (excellent reporting) - "After Knox was found guilty she was led a away in tears ..someone shouted ... we asked the prosecution lawyer how he felt and he said ".." A summary of the 4 page report that appeared on the Daily Mail's website minutes after the verdict was announced.
- Their fuckup proves the UK media not just guesses, but fabricates and lies.
- How come some UK media reported the Knox verdict wrongly as guilty with the Daily Mail going as far as publishing an entirely fictitious account of what happened next in the court ?
- OK of course drafts of stories about important results are often prepared, but this has quotes and description of events that never happened... In such cases as elections and court verdicts journalists often prepare a draft leave spaces to fill in . In this case the reporter went over the top.. but it seems they have got into this habit.
- The problem was Sky TV,
the BBC translator said "Knox has been found guilty of slander and.."
Sky's translator said "Knox has been found guilty"
..and so Sky and the Sun hit the button activating the ticker message they had prepared ...but the Daily mail in an attempt to jump to the top of the search engine lists hit the button to publish the "Guilty" story journalist had prepared
The Trade newspaper has the full the entire fake story with fake quotes,
clear photo of the mails
the entire fake story , noisey page but shows wrong story by Mail, Sun and minor by Guardian
Bloggers expose the Mails fake story with the fake quotes
Washington Post reporter says it's against code of ethics ,