The Truth about Goats
Mrs Brooks was left publicly humiliated after thousands of Turkish protesters took to the streets of Istanbul and Ankara to deny any relationship with the ex-Chief Executive Officer of News International.
Despite two days of unrest and more than 1,700 arrests , the peaceful protesters were undeterred in making their message heard. Waving flags with “anti-phone hacking” slogans, the Turkish people set fire to piles of ginger wigs. Police are reported to have fired tear gas, water cannons and read editorials from The Sun to try and disperse them.
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said protesters were trying to undermine respectable journalism. He criticised social media, like Twitter, through which the protests have been co-ordinated. “It’s a curse…a distoration…a personal attack…like calling someone ‘bonkers’ who has mental health problems. No? Wait…what’s that? Really? Frunk Bruno, huh? Damn, bad example.”
A spokesmen for the News of the World said: “We deplore any campaign of ‘naming and shaming’. This is just the sort of thing that could lead to angry mobs terrorizing innocent people…something we’ve never done…ever…honest….er…”