Opinion: “Picking on privacy” – Dominic Crossley

22 04 2011

There is something surreal about the fact that recent attempts to assert privacy rights should occupy the front page of the Daily Mail for two days in a row. There should be nothing to report, and it is exactly this that the Mail thinks their readers should know about. The Times makes the point in its page 3 by littering its piece with thick black redactions, imploring its readers to share in its frustration that the names behind the ink cannot be revealed. It is an effective trick.
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