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The Netflix documentary ‘The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann’ debuted on Netflix last Friday and the debate surrounding the case has once again been ignited. Madeleine disappeared in May 2007, almost twelve years ago, and yet her story continues to fill the news. Does the McCann case versus the Shannon Matthews case say expose the prevailing existence of classism in the media? Shannon Matthews was a working-class girl from Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, who went missing in 2008. The media coverage she received compared to Madeleine was minimal so why are we still talking about Madeliene? Many, Guardian columnist Owen Jones included have pointed to the fact that the McCanns are decidedly middle-class with contacts in the media invites the question, are the McCanns only walking free uncharged of child negligence or worse because of their status as middle-class doctors?