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Journalistic Practice

(8) Comments | Posted 7 October 2011 | (00:00)

Richard Peppiatt is a former reporter tabloid reporter, who quit the Daily Star earlier this year in protest at what he regarded as their Islamophobic news agenda. He is now a freelance journalist, writer, broadcaster and campaigner for press reform.

The following is the speech Richard delivered at yesterday's Leveson...

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Journalists Don't tell the Truth? In That Case, Neither do Estate Agents

(4) Comments | Posted 12 July 2011 | (07:52)

"People forget the News of The World stories weren't lies. They were telling the truth", philosophised Paul McMullan last week from beneath his ubiquitous beige-suit, its increasing ill fittingness suggesting even linen is now distancing itself from his warped rationalisations.

"I cannot tell a lie," bristled hackette blogger Fleet Street...

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