Sensational Journalism 101: Telegraph Edition

These types of stories are usually left to crappy American rags. This one is about the Telegraph. Kotaku posted about it. Seems the kid died of an accident, even the coroner and parents know this, but the Telegraph saw fit to report it as (and write the sensational headline) that the kid committed suicide because his Wii was taken away.

Telegraph, you suck. Seriously. What happened to journalistic integrity?

Headline: Schoolboy hangs himself after row over Nintendo Wii
Subhead: A schoolboy hanged himself with his school tie just hours after his Nintendo Wii was confiscated during a "minor argument" with his parents.

Both false.

"Britain's No.1 quality newspaper website"

Maybe not.

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