December 23, 2012

Flashback 2004: Piers Morgan fired from Daily Mirror over fake torture photos


 May 15, 2004
Piers Morgan was sacked as the editor of the Daily Mirror last night as the newspaper's board made an unreserved apology for publishing fake pictures of British troops torturing Iraqi prisoners.
Morgan, 39, one of the most controversial tabloid editors of recent times, was dismissed after an afternoon-long board meeting at the Mirror's tower-block headquarters in Canary Wharf, east London.
He was immediately escorted from the building by security staff...
h/t Julie

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