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GUARDIAN – Reading Chronicle editor departs after Hillsborough front page controversy

The editor of the Reading Chronicle, Maurice O’Brien, has left the paper following the controversy over a front-page article linking the Hillsborough disaster with football hooliganism, reports Press Gazette and also HoldTheFrontPage. As I reported a couple of weeks ago, the paper’s publisher issued an apology after the Chronicle published a front page headlined “The other face of football”. The page was greeted with outraged protests from the Hillsborough Family Support Group, which represents the relatives of the 96 Liverpool fans who died in the 1989 disaster. Continue reading…