HILLSBOROUGH POLICE SCAPEGOATED – THE SUN
April 27, 2016

HILLSBOROUGH : AS IT HAPPENED

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The BBC radio 4 today programme put together this montage of live BBC sport output on the day of the disaster (below).

HILLSBOROUGH AS IT HAPPENED

The measured approach of Peter Jones – his refusal to jump to conclusions and his caution about the facts – is in stark contrast with the reporting of the Daily StarĀ  and the Sun’s infamous THE TRUTH front page. Alan Green’s interview (starts at 3′ 58″) got to the real “truth” within minutes. It took the authorities twenty six years to confirm the central fact – there were too many people in ground, and the police failed in their most basic duty, which is to keep the public safe.