Press coverage

February 27th 2017

Christine extended interview with presenter Pippa Jone, on TALK Radio Europe, which broadcast across Spain.

Talking about my current investigations into the connections of dementia with human BSE and also my new documentary ‘Cash’ Cows and Cover-ups’ see the trailer below. The completed one hour documentary to be streamed and broadcast later this year.

https://youtu.be/vRRRC1etgFE

Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/203115042

 

February 25th 2017

Croydon Radio London, featured a tribute to Andrew and my campaign and forthcoming documentary’

‘Cash, cows and cover-ups’.  See link below podcast of the interview with Cheryl Fergus-Ferrell

http://www.croydonradio.com/podcast/show.php?HistoryID=70021a3f-9bf5-ed3e-8ed9-3e03dbb96665

 

February 6th 2017 

Christine interview BBC1 Inside Out 7.30pm. The  current and on-going risk of BSE and other zoonotic diseases to public. Investigation into government funding cuts to autopsy facilities for farm animals with suspected deadly diseases.

January 2017

IKON Gallery Birmingham. Turner nominated artist Roger Hirons art show included items from www.justice4andy.com campaign. Roger’s art includes many aspects of BSE its devastating toll on humans, animals and the environment. This follows his successful sell out show ‘History is Now’ at the Southbank, London. Which included sections of this website, Andrews photos and items from the campaign as part of Roger Hiorns installations With contributing art work from Daimen Hirst and Andy Warhol.

Christine and Roger at the Hayward Gallery, Southbank, London.

June  21st 2016

Home page British Red Cross website, listen Andrew’s  story how the Red Cross was there for Andrew during his terminal ilness. The UK Department of Health and NHS turned away but the Red Cross supplied much needed equipment for Andrew when he was dying of the human form of mad cow disease.

http://webapps.redcross.org.uk/every-crisis-is-pe

‘EVERY CRISIS IS PERSONAL’ BRITISH RED CROSS


January 11th 2016

Two page feature written by Christine for Woman’s Own magazine, Page 33.

Womans Own feature Christine page1

Womans Own feature Christine page2

September 9th 2015

Christine is about to complete her fourth documentary, ‘Cash, cows and cover-ups’.

Wednesday March 25th 2015

PORTSMOUTH NEWS (two page feature)

‘I won’t give up in my quest for the truth…!

‘Andrew Blacks determined mum set about raising awareness of vCJD- the human form of mad cow disease and her eight year battle for justice.

LINK:  http://bit.ly/1EFvqwI

 

STAR AND CRESCENT ONLINE ‘got away with murder…..!

http://www.starandcrescent.org.uk/mad-cows-disease-still-a-threat-to-all-of-us/
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/03/06/britain-s-horrific-vip-pedophile-cover-up.html

 

HUFFINGTON POST
http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/victoria-sadler/history-is-now-hayward_b_6652954.html

“This section on BSE moved me so much that on getting home, I promptly threw out the beef mince I had in the freezer. The exhibits made me feel sick, queasy and, given the recent horsemeat scandal, it was a direct challenge to us to question who we trust.”

 

Friday February 13th 2015

BBC RADIO SOLENT BREAKFAST

 

https://audioboom.com/boos/2891208-politicians-broke-contract-with-public-over-bse

 

 

Friday February 13th 2015
http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/victoria-sadler/history-is-now-hayward_b_6652954.html

“This section on BSE moved me so much that on getting home, I promptly threw out the beef mince I had in the freezer. The exhibits made me feel sick, queasy and, given the recent horsemeat scandal, it was a direct challenge to us to question who we trust.”
Friday 17th October 2014

BBC Radio Solent

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NVSm9Mr7TFk

 

Monday 13th October  2014 Portsmouth Hampshire Local News

http://www.aboutmyarea.co.uk/Hampshire/Portsmouth/PO6/News/Local-News/278963-Who-Killed-My-Son-Author-to-Appear-at-Bookfest

 

 

 

 

Thursday 24th July 2014

BBC Radio Solent

http://youtu.be/iLiNpkB8yK0

 

 

Sunday January 5th 2014

SKY News TV

http://news.sky.com/story/1190378/cjd-call-for-widespread-test-to-detect-disease

 

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Friday 12th April 2013

THE NEWS PORTSMOUTH UK

http://www.portsmouth.co.uk/news/health/local-health/graveside-vigil-to-be-held-by-angry-mother-1-4995746

 


Channel Four News January 13th 2012

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/9014386/Blood-test-could-help-to-diagnose-deadly-mad-cow-disease.html

 


ITV News – May 2011

Please click on the following link to watch the recent ITV news report:

http://www.itv.com/meridian-west/screening-for-cjd83414/

 


Portsmouth Evening News – May 2011

Please click on the following links to view the recent press article:


http://www.portsmouth.co.uk/news/local/east-hampshire/portsmouth_mother_calls_on_prime_minster_to_launch_probe_in_vcjd_1_2675952

 


BBC News – May 2011

Please click on the following link to view the recent press article:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-13372323

 


Documentary from Australia titled ‘Kuru’ about cjd and the Fore Tribe – December 19th 2010

www.kuru-doco.com

 


vCJD March in London – November 2010

Please click on the following links to view the recent TV & press articles:

www.demotix.com/news/506121/justice-cjd-victims-protesters-opposite-downing-street-london

www.portsmouth.co.uk/newshome/Portsmouth-mum-joins-march-to.6623088.jp

 


Meat Trade News Daily – May 2010

Please click on the following link to view the recent press article:

http://www.meattradenewsdaily.co.uk/news/130510/uk___a_lot_of_bull_over_bse.aspx

 


Portsmouth News – May 2010

Please click on the following link to view the recent press article:

http://www.citizenside.com/en/photos/natural-disasters/2010-05-04/24419/vcjd-campaigners-protest-at-number-10-in-london.html

 


News – May 2010

Please click on the following link to view the recent press article:

www.demotix.com/news/321328/families-cjd-victims-take-protest-prime-minister

 


BBC News – March 2009

Please click on the following link to view the recent press article:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/hampshire/8577785.stm

 


The Portsmouth News – March 2010

Please click on the following link to view the recent press article:

http://www.portsmouth.co.uk/newshome/39Ministers-need-to-come-clean.6167784.jp

 


The Mother Magazine – November 2009

Please click on the following link to view the recent magazine article:

www.themothermagazine.co.uk back issues

 


The Portsmouth News – October 2009

Please click on the following link to view the recent press article:

http://www.portsmouth.co.uk/newshome/Campaigning-mother39s-blood-screen-demand.5764990.jp

 


The Portsmouth News – August 2009

Please click on the following link to view the recent press article:

http://www.portsmouth.co.uk/newshome/Anguish-of-mum39s-fight-to.5569347.jp

 


The Portsmouth News – August 2009

http://www.portsmouth.co.uk/news/local/east-hampshire/portsmouth_mother_calls_on_prime_minster_to_launch_probe_in_vcjd_1_2675952

 


A Small Selection of News Articles – August 2009

BBC Radio 4 Today Programme

http://news.bbc.co.uk/today/hi/today/newsid_8208000/8208824.stm

BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/8207034.stm

 


Independent Newspaper

http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/coroners-should-order-tests-for-vcjd-1774188.html

 


Medical News Today

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/161140.php

 


Portsmouth News

http://www.portsmouth.co.uk/newshome/Coroners-urged-to-help-track.5566657.jp

 


The Portsmouth News – March 2009

Please click on the following link to view the recent press article:

www.portsmouth.co.uk/news/local/east-hampshire/portsmouth_mother_calls_on_prime_minster_to_launch_probe_in_vcjd_1_2675952

 


The Portsmouth News – August 2009

http://www.portsmouth.co.uk/newshome/Anguish-of-mum39s-fight-to.5569347.jp


BBC Northern Ireland – February 2009

Please click on the following link to view the recent BBC website article:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/northern_ireland/7907140.stm

 


The Portsmouth News – February 2009

Please click on the following link to view the recent press article:

http://www.portsmouth.co.uk/newshome/Sinn-Fein-MP-gives-support.5010392.jp

 


The Belfast Telegraph – January 2009

Please click on the following link to view the recent press article:

http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/sunday-life/mum-wants-justice-after-cjd-cover-up-14136640.html

 


MBC Korea – 2008

Please click on the following Youtube link to view the MBC Korean documentary ‘my lost boy’ (5 parts)

http://www.youtube.com/user/JusticeForAndy2008

 


The Independent – December 2008

Please click on the following link to view the recent press article:

http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-wellbeing/health-news/fears-raised-for-new-wave-of-vcjd-cases-1202641.html

 


The Portsmouth News – December 2008

Please click on the following link to view the recent press article:

http://www.portsmouth.co.uk/news/Mother39s-plea-for-more-Government.4806691.jp

 


BBC Newsnight – December 2008

Christine was interviewed by BBC Newsnight (broadcast on 17/12/08) – please click on the following link to watch again:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/newsnight/7789903.stm

 


The Portsmouth News – November 2008

Please click on the following link to view the recent press article:

www.portsmouth.co.uk/news/39Those-responsible-for-my-son39sdeath.4659107.jp

 


The Portsmouth News – September 2008

Please click on the following link to view the recent press article:

www.portsmouth.co.uk/news/Mum-pays-tribute-to-son.4453345.jp

 


BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour – July 2008

Christine was interviewed by Jenni Murray on Woman’s Hour (broadcast on 24/07/08) – please click on the following link to listen again:

www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/womanshour/01/2008_30_thu.shtml

 


BBC South Today – July 2008

Christine was interviewed by Roger Finn for BBC South Today (broadcast on 15/07/08) – please click on the following link to watch again:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/7508501.stm

 


EDM – July 2008

The EDM (Early Day Motion) presented by Mike Hancock CBE MP can be seen using the parliamentary data base link below.

http://edmi.parliament.uk/EDMi/EDMDetails.aspx?EDMID=36365&SESSION=891

 


The Portsmouth News – July 2008

Please click on the ollowing link to view the recent press article:

www.portsmouth.co.uk/news/Mum39s-battle-for-mad-cow.4260209.jp

 


The Portsmouth News – May 2008

Please click on the following links to view the recent press articles:

www.portsmouth.co.uk/portsmouth/Mum-vows-justice-on-CJD.4043747.jp

www.portsmouth.co.uk/news/My-son-died-of-CJD.4041334.jp

 


The Daily Mail – May 2008

The Daily Mail – Please click on the following link to read the double page feature about Andrew and the campaign which was published on May 13th 2008:

www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-1019256/One-mother-CJD-nightmare-back.html

 


BBC 1 Breakfast – Thursday 15th May 2008

Christine was Interviewed by Bill Turnbill and Sian Williams, with clips from the Inside Out (South) documentary “Who killed my son?” Christine told Sian and Bill and millions of BBC Breakfast viewers:

“My sons death was totally avoidable. The men and women I am exposing knew BSE had severe implications for human health at the earliest states…they hold the smoking gun that killed my son.” she continued “I want these men and women publicly and legally accountable for his avoidable death.”

Further details on the interview can be found using the following link (scroll down to 15th May)

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/breakfast/7385454.stm

 


BBC1 Insideout Documentary – Who Killed My Son? – May 2008

Please click on the link below to watch the documentary

www.bbc.co.uk/mediaselector/check/england/realmedia/insideout/south/insideout?size=16×9&bgc=C0C0C0&nbram=1&bbram=1&nbwm=1&bbwm=1

Please click on the link below for information about the documentary

www.bbc.co.uk/insideout/content/articles/2008/05/01/south_west_vcjd_main_s13_w10_feature.shtml