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Monday, February 5, 2007

More on Blagging, the Ethics of British Journalists, and the Press Complaints Commission

Here's another column on reaction to the sentencing of Clive Goodman, the journalist convicted of tapping into the Royal Phones. The media continues to discuss whether the Press Complaints Commission should revise its code to ward off "blagging"--the practice of getting at an individual's personal information through trickery. The PCC maintains that the code, if adhered to, is adequate to protect the privacy of individuals and address the behavior of reporters.

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