The Daily Mail makes money from graphic video…after boasting that it forced Google to remove graphic videos

Do readers of a national newspaper really need to see a video of a women being killed by a shopping trolley? Sure, report the story if you must, but accompanying the piece with an enticing call to "scroll down for the video"?

Do readers of a national newspaper really need to see a video of a women being killed by a shopping trolley? Sure, report the story if you must; but accompanying the piece with an enticing note to “scroll down for the video” is, some might say, in rather bad taste.

Bad enough on its own perhaps, but stunningly hypocritical when just two days ago the Daily Mail was boasting that it had “stepped in” and persuaded Google to remove graphic videos from its search engine.

Mail hypocrisy

It seems then that graphic videos are fine – so long as it’s the Daily Mail that’s making money from them.

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