From Mr Michael Holman, London E3 UK
Sir, In your editorial “In praise of a free and vigorous press” (July 9) you describe the News of the World as a “venerable” tabloid newspaper. The Oxford English Dictionary defines “venerable” thus: “accorded great respect because of age, wisdom or character”. Did you mislay your dictionary? Or is your moral compass somewhat wonky?
In praise of a free and vigorous press
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