The Press should not give publicity to terrorists
Tobias Stone

Whilst depriving terrorism of the ‘oxygen of publicity’ is theoretically a logical thing to do, it’s actually a redundant argument because it’s completely impractical and virtually impossible.

Just look at the government’s reaction to the phone hacking scandal: a massive multi million pound inquiry and attempts to bring in a new press regulator. What difference has all this made? Almost nothing

And the phone hacking scandal was mostly about which celebrities were having affairs with each other . Which is not quite as big a story as a terrorist attack.

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