Posted by: Tony Carson | 7 September, 2007

The Nancy Grace Factor: convicted by the media

The price of (a media created) infamy. Whether or not these parents are responsible for the death of their child, they have lost all their rights to a media anxious to convict. When is the last time you heard the once common phrase “your day in court?” Now it’s, “Hang, you bastard, hand.” The parents of a British girl whose disappearance sparked a global search will be formally named as suspects, family friends said Friday, after the child’s mother was questioned for 11 hours by Portuguese police.

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