BILLY MARTNDALE: 'Front page was wrong'

PUBLISHED: 13:11 14 August 2008 | UPDATED: 08:36 02 June 2010

I have not contacted you or the people before BUT I think giving front page coverage to the ex-criminal last week was wrong. Not only have you given his book a free plug but you have upped his ego and glamorised his past criminal life. This person has by

I have not contacted you or the people before BUT I think giving front page coverage to the ex-criminal last week was wrong.

Not only have you given his book a free plug but you have upped his ego and glamorised his past criminal life.

This person has by his own admission committed crimes on innocent people in this area, some of whom may be your readers and I think to give him a front page spread or any publicity was wrong and a dis-service to your readers.

RAY HOWES

Via e-mail


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