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    with great thanks to Brit.

    Ed Miliband, the leader of the opposition, called today for a full public inquiry, on the scale of the Leveson Inquiry into media ethics which that followed the phone-hacking scandal last year. Like phone hacking before it, the Hillsborough report draws attention to the longstanding cozy relationship between politicians, the police, and the media in suppressing potential criminal wrongdoing—only in this case the victims of the smear are no position to fight back. “It was one of the biggest scandals I can remember,” said former Sun editor David Yelland in an interview with The Daily Beast. “No one should remain silent.”
    [my emphasis]

    Raging dry rot everywhere.

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