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    Default ITV in Trouble over Trial by Social Media

    ITV Reported To Ofcom Over Cameron 'Stunt'

    So Philip Schofield and his daytime television show are now taking on topics such as paedophilia.

    The entrepid researcher that is Schofield (one time childrens tv presenter) carried out a search on google and came up with a number of names of people he believes to be paedophiles and presented these names to David Cameron live on air. I assume there is a chance that some of the names on the list would be in a position to take ITV to the cleaners.

    Of course, this raises issues about trial by twitter / google and the requirement for fair procedures.

    But you'd also have to question the policy of reputable broadcasters having certain people and shows dealing with such issues. Some presenters should stick to reviewing Coronation Street.

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    Naming names, without proof is just plain stupid, and having Schofield on a serious, hard hitting programme, is like having Ray D'Arcy doing the same thing.

    No brainer!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bren Boru View Post
    ITV Reported To Ofcom Over Cameron 'Stunt'

    So Philip Schofield and his daytime television show are now taking on topics such as paedophilia.

    The entrepid researcher that is Schofield (one time childrens tv presenter) carried out a search on google and came up with a number of names of people he believes to be paedophiles and presented these names to David Cameron live on air. I assume there is a chance that some of the names on the list would be in a position to take ITV to the cleaners.

    Of course, this raises issues about trial by twitter / google and the requirement for fair procedures.

    But you'd also have to question the policy of reputable broadcasters having certain people and shows dealing with such issues. Some presenters should stick to reviewing Coronation Street.
    Not surprised that you are shooting the messenger.

    As David Icke explains paedophilia is a key method by which the reptilian elites harvest the bio wave energy of prepubescent children.
    Procurers of children such as low level reptilian Jimmy Savile who sourced victims for the Illuminati elite are vital for the perpetuation of reptilian rule in the world. Via child rape, child murder, drinking the blood of children and child cannibalism, the elites can transmit the life force of child to the reptilian dimension where the reptilian manipulators of humanity can feed on it.

    So people like Schofield (already banished by the reptilians to daytime television) will be crushed for exposing the paedophiles.


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    Schofield should be sacked for this silly stunt.
    Thank you for the six thousand likes.

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    Wow, I heard about this, but missed it on the news. Creepy stuff from Schofield. The situation in the wake of Jimmy Saville (no pun intended), is confusing though. We saw Panorama criticise Newsnight, but in the same program dance around the edges of accusiations that Newsnight was condemned for not airing when they were unproven. Freezing footage of a 'victim' in frame with Freddie Starr was an obvious nudge-nudge, wink-wink. With recognised serious journalists behaving in such a way, its probably little wonder that the likes of rating hounds like Schofield think its open season.

    In an attempt to beat up somebody, the mainstream 'serious' media seems only to have beaten up a cloud of dust. Police forces still have to do their jobs. All of those named by Schofield may be guilty, or maybe some are not, or none are. But either way its deeply questionable to 'out' people like that, when due process might be affected.

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    PhilScho has got to go.

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    I get the feeling that the people the media know a lot more than we know.

    Up until recently it would have been possible to keep this quiet, not so now.

    Saville, Glitter, Freddie Star, Care Homes, Jersey, Wales, Tory's, Freemasons.... drip... drip.... drip....

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    David Icke is a bit of a nut job himself.
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    Gordon the Gopher would have more credibility.
    "Only by applying the most rigorous standards do we pay writing in Irish the supreme compliment of taking it seriously." - Breandán Ó Doibhlín.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rural View Post
    David Icke is a bit of a nut job himself.

    A bit?
    "Only by applying the most rigorous standards do we pay writing in Irish the supreme compliment of taking it seriously." - Breandán Ó Doibhlín.

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