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“S Town” podcast.

Not a typical true crime podcast. It delineates Woodstock, a small town in Alabama. The opening chapter has an eccentric resident, John B McLemore, making an allegation of a murder cover up. Chapter Two – there are rumours that Dylan … Continue reading

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The Trojan Horse affair podcast.

No murders in this one. Compare and contrast with the Zinoviev letter. The initial Trojan Horse letter is an obvious fake. It combined Islamophobia with the UK government wish to put in place additional counter-extremism measures. Panorama covered the explosive … Continue reading

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Serial podcast – the innocence or guilt of Adnan Syed.

On the whole, an excellent production from Sarah Koenig. I could have done without the one note plinking of a piano and phrases such as “Lucy Goosey” when discussing the credibility of witness evidence. “Serial” Series One focused on the … Continue reading

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Institutional racism? Reassessing the Stephen Lawrence murder.

The MacPherson report was damning of the Metropolitan Police, but how accurate was it? John “O.J” Davidson was not stomping around in KKK robes, nor were any of his superior officers. Never conflate an inept investigation (such as the Daniel … Continue reading

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“The teacher’s pet” podcast, Australian true crime.

Whilst I would eagerly follow “Bowraville” and the Kiwi “Black hands” podcasts, most of ” The Teacher’s pet” dragged, with a total of 24 hours, it was far too long to binge. Episode One – Did Lyn Dawson appear in … Continue reading

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Daily Mail, Daniel Morgan and Stephen Lawrence.

Another interesting article from Michael Gillard, focusing on Jonathan Rees and aspects of true crime and the media. The infiltration by the Metropolitan Police of the Stephen Lawrence family campaign for justice mirrors that of Daniel Morgan. Theft of documents … Continue reading

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Cressida Dick – resignation and aftermath.

A very few words on the recent kerfuffle on the media frenzy surrounding Dame Dick. She claims to have been “intimidated” yet led the Metropolitan Police and had 40,000 armed staff at her disposal. How much did the backwash of … Continue reading

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BBC – police and journalist links in the Daniel Morgan murder debacle.

Peter Fahy (Greater Manchester Police, home of Bullshire’s Insp Sheeran) and Peter Jukes (home of Byline mendacity ) had a five minute piece on Radio 4’s Today programme. Jukes wished to rely heavily on phone hacking, it fell flat. Jukes … Continue reading

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Well ripe fruit – Mazher Mahmood, Stephen Lawrence and Gazza.

As it is quiet, for the moment, on the Daniel Morgan murder front I thought that I would see what the BBC are up to with a forthcoming documentary on the “fake sheikh” Mazher Mahmood. From what I gather, his … Continue reading

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Under heavy manners – the Nick Ephgrave fan club.

Open letter to Det Sgt Gary Dalby. As you can see, all the past posts concerning you have gone. See what a nice guy I am? Of course, there is always a catch. All mention of you and Heather to … Continue reading

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