Commentary

Finally, closure for Hillsborough injustice

September 12, 2012
By Gabriele Marcotti


"If it bleeds, it leads" isn't just an editorial mantra. It's how the media often deals with foreign news. You get a big hit, ideally with pictures, on day one and some instant reaction on day two. What happens over the ensuing months -- the inquiries, the understanding of the "how and why," the victims and families getting on with their lives -- is much less of a story the further away you are.

For the past 23 years, even as campaigners in England carried on their struggle ...

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