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Major UK Press Inquiry Would Scrap First Amendment

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I have risked labouring this point because it is necessary to put the character of the contemporary press into context. Certainly they promote and encourage the degradation of, and unreasonable interference in, people's lives, but to be fair we have to see this as part of a wider malaise and the only way to address this is to begin the task of creating a just society in the fullest possible sense of that word. Just hammering the press will serve no good purpose.

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If we lay all faults at the door of the print newspapers we are in grave danger of despoiling a priceless if imperfect asset. Without them we would lose one of the bastions of liberty which no amount of Facebooking or Twittering, or even TV channels like the BBC, will ever replace

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Who wrote this headline?A UK inquiry could violate... by Daniel Vasey on Monday, Dec 3, 2012 at 4:03:49 PM
Just to spell it out, the conditional "would" impl... by Peter Kellow on Monday, Dec 3, 2012 at 5:50:52 PM
 "If the Cambridges had been spied on by a ca... by Amos Burritt on Monday, Dec 3, 2012 at 9:57:34 PM
This is about the definition of privacy. If someon... by Peter Kellow on Tuesday, Dec 4, 2012 at 2:05:02 AM
Freedom of the press (and the speech) had a g... by BFalcon on Tuesday, Dec 4, 2012 at 5:38:32 AM
If someone lies about you that is a civil wrong an... by Peter Kellow on Tuesday, Dec 4, 2012 at 6:38:32 AM
First, suing? I admit that some of my experience ... by BFalcon on Tuesday, Dec 4, 2012 at 8:41:04 PM
Peter, you might want to clarify in your own mind ... by Amos Burritt on Tuesday, Dec 4, 2012 at 4:43:22 PM
Peter, I wrote a response to you which has disappe... by Amos Burritt on Wednesday, Dec 5, 2012 at 11:15:42 AM
Amos, I would never delete someone else's comment.... by Peter Kellow on Wednesday, Dec 5, 2012 at 1:03:29 PM
Thanks Peter - it looks like it did come back. &nb... by Amos Burritt on Wednesday, Dec 5, 2012 at 10:47:56 PM