Bell: Keeping a Free and Fair Press is One of the Defining Political Issues of Our Age

Ed Miliband argued it was “a matter of honour and the promises we made” as he argued unsuccessfully for parliament to launch phase two of the Leveson inquiry into press intrusion. For Sir Cliff Richard, the BBC hovering over his home in a helicopter was a “very serious invasion of privacy”, during an investigation that led to no charges

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  • May 14, 2018 at 9:25 am
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    wrong … the shot’s not on the board … it is all about professionalism, not politics and/or politicking …
    anyone who teaches would-be journalists that their job is to afflict the comfortable and comfort the afflicted is teaching them to be social workers, not journalists …
    our job is to inform … that’s difficult enough … our job is not to take sides … our job is to tell our readers, listeners and viewers what is going on, and it is their decision what side they want to be on: we have to give them all of the sides, and we must present them all fairly, precisely, and without any bias …
    try it, the results will amaze you …

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