The reporter’s evidence alleges the kind of behaviour that gives ALL reporters a bad name. As a local weekly AND daily newspaper reporter, I never once fabricated a quotation – it was a line that you simply didn’t cross. If this is true, then reporters across the country should be seeking action against the offending publisher… in my opinion.
Day 49, Part 1: Journalists on the News of the World often made up quotes for publication in stories, former NoTW reporter Dan Evans told the phone hacking trial today. Asked about comments from “friends” of Sienna Miller in a NoTW story, Evans said that it might come as a shock to the court but not everything in a tabloid newspaper was the “nailed-on” truth.
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