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I'm beginning to get the impression that the ptb are beginning to find all of the investigations just a bit tiresome.

Last week the Independent, normally on the right side with regard to the balance of power between citizens and powerful vested interests had a long whine about the preliminary consultation paper on the results from the Leveson inquiry (still not publicly available). Mainly the same old canard about free press protecting democracy which the Murdochs etc waved around whenever they were busted on some new invasion of privacy atrocity.

nobody has gone to jail, Murdoch is still free and I get the impression that everything is now being dragged out so that we forget all about it and the establishment can go back to their normal behaviour

keep to the Fen Causeway

by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Tue Sep 11th, 2012 at 09:02:52 AM EST
Murdoch is innocent of everything.

Regrettable criminal actions by underlings, etc.

As I've suggested before, if someone - hypothetically - collected enough personal information about politicians, they'd be in a position to suggest that certain facts about their private lives might be shared in the public interest if said politicians were ever to disagree with that someone in a hypothetical way.

Obviously this has nothing to do with Murdoch, who I'm sure is entirely disconnected from anything that ever happened at any of his newspapers.

by ThatBritGuy (thatbritguy (at) googlemail.com) on Tue Sep 11th, 2012 at 09:29:00 AM EST
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There are a variety of press watercooler stories that cover things that might fit that description.

All of them extremely libelous

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.

by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Tue Sep 11th, 2012 at 11:48:50 AM EST
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That is highly likely the reason J. Edgar Hoover died in office.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Wed Sep 12th, 2012 at 01:31:08 AM EST
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