Comment is Free: Cleaning up the press – The Guardian

Posted February 11th, 2009 in media, news by sally

“The powerful newspaper editor Paul Dacre recently railed against unelected judges for creating “a privacy law by stealth”. Though the UK has not, historically, had such a law, increased court intervention has led to the emergence of a makeshift precedent-based privacy law, which Dacre feels will undermine democracy and shackle an otherwise free press. However, it has developed at least partially because of the inadequacy of alternative processes for those that feel aggrieved.”

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The Guardian, 10th February 2009