The moral world of Kelvin MacKenzie

“Welcome to the world of journalism, Nick Davies,” smugs Kelvin MacKenzie at the start of his righteousness-soused defence of ex-boss Rupert Murdoch in the Spectator. The correction of the original story about the hacking of Milly Dowler’s voicemail has been snatched at by defenders of News International as if it was the company’s salvation. There’s no evidence the voicemails were deleted by anyone employed by or acting for the NOTW, so the NOTW didn’t do anything wrong.

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