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Media's ethics have always come second in pursuit of a good story

I am not among those calling for the smelling salts following the Leveson revelations about British tabloid practices.

So the hacks hacked into mobile phones? So what's new already? What is new is the technology to do the hacking, but believe me, 'twas ever thus in the matter of intrusion into privacy, as I learnt during my initiation into the legendary institution of Fleet Street even in its glory days.

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