Reporting on criminal activity is one of the areas of journalism which carries the most potential risk for a journalist, broadcaster or publisher, because the law around what can and cannot be said is extremely strict, and there is little leniency for anyone who is found to break it; even inadvertently. 1,219 more words
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I remember the Christmas of 2010. I was gripped by news reports of a 25-year-old woman living in Bristol had gone missing. It was a cold, white snowy festive period, and like many around the country, I feared for Joanne Yeates, all alone in the cold. 601 more words
Wednesday/Thursday 10th/11th December 2014
Last night was the conclusion of The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies – a drama based on the true life murder of Joanna Yeates and the demonisation of her landlord, Christopher Jefferies, by the press. 350 more words
Filming has begun on a drama about the man wrongly accused of murdering Joanna Yeates.
The Lost Honour tells the tale of Christopher Jefferies, who faced a barrage of press attention after being arrested over the 25-year-old’s death in Bristol in 2010. 122 more words
We're sorry: Police apologise for treatment of Christopher Jefferies after arrest for Joanna Yeates murder
Police have apologised to Christopher Jefferies for the way he was treated after being wrongly arrested for the murder landscape architect Joanna Yeates.
Mr Jefferies was arrested on December 30 2010 and questioned by detectives for two days before being bailed after Miss Yeates, 25, was found dead in Bristol on Christmas Day 2010. 377 more words