Whatever Lord Leveson says, Britain should hold on to its feral beast of a press – despite all its horror

Monday, 26 November 2012

Whatever Lord Leveson says, Britain should hold on to its feral beast of a press – despite all its horror

Synopsis

"This point was expressed last week by the American political scientist, Frank Luntz, addressing the Policy Exchange think-tank. Luntz, precisely because he admires Britain, said in some exasperation: 'I do not understand how a national newspaper in this country can put nude women on page 3.” Duly behaving like a character from a Stoppard play, I put my hand up and asked Luntz: “So what page do you think they should be on?'”

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