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GUARDIAN – Why Kelvin MacKenzie is such a strange ‘new’ columnist for the Sun

With the Hillsborough inquests under way, did David Dinsmore give way to a demand from Rupert Murdoch?So the Sun is no longer concerned about trying to mend fences with the people of Merseyside. Its rehiring of Kelvin MacKenzie as a columnist suggests that it recognises the impossibility of winning back a Liverpudlian audience.Ever since MacKenzie published his notorious front page (“The Truth”) about the 1989 Hillsborough tragedy, the people of Liverpool have boycotted the paper. Continue reading…

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