Eternal verities.

Terry Fox is not a fox, Jack the Ripper a fabrication from the then-emerging tabloid press. What is it about ethics that produced such a character of Jack the Ripper? Villains sell papers.
Nick Pron, formerly of the Toronto Star, mentions that in investigating West End murders, editors wanted to know if it was a serial killer because that’s  a sexier angle (than a bunch of random killers). It tends to focus the story.  Pron can see bloggers taking it one step further by finding more similarities. Not accurate, but not inaccurate. So much sexier to have one killer.


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