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Hugh Grant's 10 myths of tabloid journalism

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Any one of us can find ourselves, our families, or a close friend at the centre of a media storm. So the Leveson inquiry matters to all of us. And sometimes; lets be honest, it is human nature to join the baying mob on polarised issues such as the Charles and Diana saga, or the Jamie Bulger murder., and journalists are unde intense pressure to come up with stories to feed our appetite for sensation. So, a useful time to reflect. Here is Hugh Grants take on the myths that tabloid journalists trade on to excuse their "dirty digging" ..

[quote]Hugh Grant's 10 myths of tabloid journalism
By George Eaton, New Statesman
21.11.11

How the actor rebutted the tabloids at the Leveson inquiry.

Hugh Grant was denied the opportunity to read out his full witness statement at the Leveson inquiry this afternoon. But towards the end of the session, he was given the chance to set out what he believes are "the 10 myths of the popular press". Here they are, together with a summary of Grant's accompanying evidence.

Myth 1]
JMO but some could argue that what made him attractive was his ability to play the same part over and over, so when that was required..........
I do think though that the press intrusion on the Dowlers and all other non starry types has been despicable.
Vicky