"Subterfuge Is 'Justifiable', Says Press Watchdog" - Stephen Brook - The Guardian (UK)

"Subterfuge Is 'Justifiable', Says Press Watchdog" - Stephen Brook - The Guardian (UK)

by: Stephen Brook | publication date: May 18, 2007 | Publication: The Guardian |

". . .'Undercover investigative work has an honourable tradition and plays a vital role in exposing wrongdoing. It is part of an open society. But it risks being devalued if its use cannot be justified in the public interest,' the watchdog says. . ."

The Press Complaints Commission explains why they are in favor of the controversial phenomenon of undercover reporting.

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