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Sunday World hanging front page
« on: November 01, 2009, 02:36:46 PM »
I picked up the Sunday World off the shelf this morning and it had a photograph of a man hanging from a bridge on the Belfast to Bangor Road. I thought it was an absolutely disgusting, tasteless pic to put on the front page (or any page) especially as this unfortunate soul must have relatives and friends here. First time in my life I complained to the Press Complaints Commision. I thought it was shocking and no need to show that.  Any thoughts?....

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Re: Sunday World hanging front page
« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2009, 02:41:39 PM »
just when you thought they couldnt get any worse
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Re: Sunday World hanging front page
« Reply #2 on: November 01, 2009, 02:51:10 PM »
sent shivers down my spine that. I never buy that crap but i was in my da's house and he handed it to me. Couldn't believe it
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Re: Sunday World hanging front page
« Reply #3 on: November 01, 2009, 02:51:59 PM »
I picked up the Sunday World off the shelf this morning and it had a photograph of a man hanging from a bridge on the Belfast to Bangor Road. I thought it was an absolutely disgusting, tasteless pic to put on the front page (or any page) especially as this unfortunate soul must have relatives and friends here. First time in my life I complained to the Press Complaints Commision. I thought it was shocking and no need to show that.  Any thoughts?....

Outrageous.

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Re: Sunday World hanging front page
« Reply #4 on: November 01, 2009, 02:55:53 PM »
Anyone that would buy that snotrag after this should be ashamed of themselves, what a callous bunch of cnuts. I can only imagine the agony this mans family are going through.

I hope they get sanctioned heavily for this they should as this is moral decadence.
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Re: Sunday World hanging front page
« Reply #5 on: November 01, 2009, 02:56:18 PM »
I seen it this morning too in the shop, and was stunned by it. I thought it was a practical joke first of all.

Sickening.
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Re: Sunday World hanging front page
« Reply #6 on: November 01, 2009, 02:58:28 PM »
Very simple...

Complain en masse.

Refuse to buy.  The god of money supersedes the god of ethics

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Re: Sunday World hanging front page
« Reply #7 on: November 01, 2009, 03:00:52 PM »
lets hope no-one posts it on here either
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Re: Sunday World hanging front page
« Reply #8 on: November 01, 2009, 03:03:48 PM »
I seen it this morning too in the shop, and was stunned by it. I thought it was a practical joke first of all.

Sickening.

Aye I thought it was a joke at first too, like a dummy for Halloween. Jesus Almighty! It was awful.

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Re: Sunday World hanging front page
« Reply #9 on: November 01, 2009, 03:18:21 PM »
just seen that as well, that is shocking.
cant believe they would stoop to that to flog a few papers
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Re: Sunday World hanging front page
« Reply #10 on: November 01, 2009, 03:28:25 PM »
just seen that as well, that is shocking.
cant believe they would stoop to that to flog a few papers

Sadly I can, I just didnt think they would, surely there would be some legal recourse for the family given the embarassment and humiliation this will cause them, not to mention the stress.

I know it is money i am talking here but a big verdict against the editor and his so called paper might prevent this from happening again.
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Re: Sunday World hanging front page
« Reply #11 on: November 01, 2009, 03:32:17 PM »
The same paper published a picture of a guard minutes after he had a bullet in his head.

Hardly surprising. Haven't seen it myself, doubt I will too.

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Re: Sunday World hanging front page
« Reply #12 on: November 01, 2009, 04:10:19 PM »
Its not on the front page of the ones sold in Dublin
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Re: Sunday World hanging front page
« Reply #13 on: November 01, 2009, 04:13:12 PM »
Is the Northern edition...

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Re: Sunday World hanging front page
« Reply #14 on: November 01, 2009, 05:28:07 PM »
Its not on the front page of the ones sold in Dublin

Its in the middle instead, but it is a horrible thing to print. Remember the outrage in the west when the same pictures were shown by arab tv and newspapers when they hung soldiers from a bridge in baghdad last yr. I no too many families effected by suicide and this is not something they want to see when they open the paper on a Sunday. I will never buy this paper again.