|The little apology is on the right if you can see it|
|The original story|
He also decided that due to the “seriousness of the matter” the Sunday Times had to carry a so called kicker on its front page that had to include the word apology and Letsoalo’s name “referring to the text on Page 3” – Ha! Ha!
Newspapers would be less likely to behave badly like this if they knew they would have to publish an apology just as prominently as the original story, at the very least. That’s what should happen automatically if proper justice was to prevail instead of these token wishy -washy, penalties that are the inevitable result of an industry that has got away for years with a system of judging itself.
Inexplicably he told me he did not know what I meant when I asked him this: “Why is it that you allowed a newspaper like the Sunday Times, which is not an on-line publication, to merely refer its readers to your website for the most damning part of your ruling in this particular case?”
|As recently as Oct 2018 the Sunday Times carried a screed by media|
strategist Chris Vick to try and convince us that it had reformed. This
was part of it, but the tall stories keep getting printed
|If this is correct is he the right person to be teaching|
journalism at a university?