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Leveson Inquiry: The Sun Delights In Marina Hyde’s Clanger While Biased BBC Ignores It

by | 27th, November 2011

THE best thing in the newspaper is that Newspapers War (tabloid rules dictate that any spat is a War, so it’s a WAR). A former colleague who worked as a columnist for the Daily Mirror used to make occasional trips to the Sun’s HQ in wapping. She described it as being akin to crossing enemy lines. The WAR being waged right now is between the Guardian (the paper every internet journalist wants to write for but which loses £500,000 a day) and the Sun , which can be a fantastic read, makes money and employs the country’s best subs and TV reporter Ally Ross, a writer worth the cover price alone.

Britain’s Guardian newspaper was forced to apologise to Rupert Murdoch’s The Sun today for falsely alleging that the tabloid’s reporters doorstepped a lawyer at the phone-hacking enquiry.
In an unwelcome twist for the left-leaning paper which has led efforts to expose hacking at Murdoch’s now-defunct News of the World weekly tabloid, the Guardian admitted in court that its front-page claim was

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