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What are the ethical boundaries for tabloids?
As Rupert Murdoch's News of the World closes over a phone-hacking scandal, we ask what it means for the media industry.
Last Modified: 08 Jul 2011 10:59



Public outrage has grown following fresh claims that the News of the World hacked the phones of relatives of soldiers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan, after the initial scandal involving phones of murder victims.

What are the ethical boundaries for tabloid newspapers? And what does it all mean for the future of the media industry?

Inside Story, with presenter Sohail Rahman, discusses with guests: Jan Keulen, the general director of the Doha Centre for Media Freedom; Steven Murdoch from the University of Cambridge; and Martin Bentham, the home affairs editor of the Evening Standard newspaper.

This episode of Inside Story aired from Thursday, July 7, 2011.

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