Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Caylee Anthony Receives No JUSTICE as Networks bid $1.5million for Casey Anthony's story as ABC announces it will end payments for exclusive interview

Television networks are set to make Casey Anthony a millionaire, bidding up to $1.5million for exclusive rights to her story, it has been reported.

After the notorious young mother was acquitted of murdering her two-year-old daughter Caylee earlier this month, media outlets have desperately been clamouring for her first post-jail interview, with figures offered said to be in the millions.

One network has, however, decided to take a stand against the bidding war. Broadcaster ABC said it is to end six figure payments for photographs and videos that lead to exclusive interviews after accusations it was employing 'chequebook journalism' in high profile cases such as the Casey Anthony trial.

The bidding to licence video and pictures from Anthony - a common industry practice to pay for exclusivity without explicitly doing so - is currently at $1.5million, according to TMZ. Read More