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Private Eye editor on hacking scandal

Tuesday, January 17, 2012 - 01:10

A respected British editor lays the blame for the country's phone-hacking scandal at the door of politicians and police, saying new rules are not necessary to govern the actions of journalists.

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Ian Hislop, editor of the satirical and investigative Private Eye magazine tells a government-ordered inquiry into press standards that legislation was not needed because many of the tricks exposed by the hacking scandal were already illegal. (ROUGH CUT)

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Private Eye editor on hacking scandal

Tuesday, January 17, 2012 - 01:10