A practical case study of the Catalan press: If this is the truth, wait for the lies!

Hair-raising headlines and fierce, angry statements from celebrities, opinion formers and political leaders followed this news:

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They broke my fingers one by one and groped my boobs, laughing
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You furnish any video and I’ll furnish the war! (1)

On the afternoon of 1 October 2017, the La Vanguardia, the most popular newspaper in Catalonia, ran the following story (2):

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Wake up Government! Leadership also means communicating!

THE SPANISH GOVERNMENT’S FAILURE TO ADVANCE AN ARGUMENT HAS ALLOWED THE PRO-INDEPENDENCE NARRATIVE TO PREVAIL AS THE ONLY TRUTH

The police intervention of Sunday 1 October to prevent Catalan secession left nearly a thousand bruised and battered, and two people in hospital for a few days.

I have desperately tried to discover why the judges and government decided to take such a course of action, but haven’t been able to find anything.

 

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Doing their job badly, but doing that really well. The Spanish authorities apologised for police brutality.

Were the police charges necessary? Was it necessary to prevent voting at the limited number of polling stations operating?

The former Minister of Foreign Affairs stated that Spain lost the communication battle on 1 October.

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