Det Ch Insp Phil Jones, of Avon and Somerset Police at press conference
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Police row with media over murder coverage

Avon and Somerset police banned a national broadcaster from a press conference about the Jo Yeates murder investigation on Wednesday.

The ban follows ITV's News at Ten report on Tuesday night, which police say was naive, unfair and irresponsible.

The police have now lifted the ban but threatened to repeat it if reporters "hamper" their investigation.

Newsnight's Matt Prodger reports.

  • 06 Jan 2011
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