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FORMER TABLOID EDITOR ADMITS USING UNRELIABLE INFORMANTS

January 26, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The former investigations editor of the now-defunct British newspaper News of the World has told a panel looking into journalistic ethics that he has used people as sources for stories that police have considered “unreliable.” “I’ve had front page splashes from crack addicts,” Mazher Mahmood told the Leveson inquiry. Mahmood, who moved from the News […]