On anniversary of Kercher murder, press still misleads in reporting


This is a fascinating case. it’s sad how inaccurate mainstream media can be at times.

The Murder of Meredith Kercher, unresolved

download (1)Meredith Kercher, a student on the Erasumus study abroad program, was killed in Perugia on the night of November 1st, 2007. One of her roommates was charged with participating in the murder: US student Amanda Knox, was also in Perguia studying, but not as a part of a program.  On the six year anniversary of the murder you would expect that the media would accurately report on the developments in the trials of those who are accused. However, this year all of the major US news organizations failed to provide balanced reporting on the anniversary of Meredith’s murder.

Apparently, there is no shame in failing to provide accurate reporting in a murder case.

The worst offender is King 5 Seattle reporter Linda Byron, who simply pushes the entire Knox defense case in her reporting. Her reports are discussed in separate articles on this site.

First- the accurate details…

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3 thoughts on “On anniversary of Kercher murder, press still misleads in reporting

    • Thank you for the link Harry. Yes, the wiki is very well done. It’s odd that writers and editors in traditional print media, even the New York Times, no longer seem capable or equiped enough to research stories they report on.

      • Hi Martin,

        Something special is happening. More and more people will not allow journalists and television presenters to act as press spokespeople for Amanda Knox. They are being bombarded with countless tweets and e-mails correcting their false claims and making them aware of the translations of the official court documents. They can’t get away with their biased and error-ridden reports any longer.

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