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Wednesday, August 9, 2006

News of the World Journalists In Trouble With the Law--Again

Clive Goodman, who covers the Royal Family for the British paper News of the World, and two other men, have been detained by the police for allegedly intercepting telephone conversations out of Clarence House, the Prince of Wales' official residence. The News of the World recently lost a defamation suit brought by Tommy Sheridan, a Scottish politician. Earlier this year, one of NOTW's most famous reporters was involved in a sting operation which went awry, ending in a spectacular trial. Read more in a Media Guardian article here.

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