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Charles Thomson: Tabloids... The Reason They Prosper

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Rev Dr Catherine M Gross

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Charles Thomson is an award winning writer. Specializing in music and celebrity journalism, Charles has contributed to publications including The Sun, The Mirror, The Guardian, MOJO, Wax Poetics and the Huffington Post.At just 21 years of age Charles was invited to join the Huffington Post as a blogger - one of the youngest writers ever to receive the honour. His Huffington Post articles highlighting distortion and propaganda in the media have been praised by broadcasters like Aphrodite Jones and J Randy Taraborrelli. He has appeared as a guest speaker on television and radio stations including Sky News, BBC World Service, Blog Talk Radio and KPFA-FM.

With the alarming news about British Tabloids, the beginning of Rupert Murdoch's fall, all the people who have been hacked and slandered. Michael Jackson is among the many. The tabloid that called him "Wacko Jacko labeled him for life. We are going to take a close look at yellow journalism today.