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'Avalanche of adverse publicity' in Bellfield case


The Milly Dowler case has reopened debates surrounding the media's role in reporting court cases, and whether it is doing so irresponsibly.

Peter Preston, of The Observer and The Guardian, and legal affairs correspondent Clive Coleman, contemplate whether proceedings against various newspapers for contempt of court would be justified.

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