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Freitag, 20. Februar 2015

Simon Kelner: The Telegraph has put at risk the most precious asset a newspaper has - the bond of trust with its readers

"I am not diminishing Mr Oborne's courage or high-mindedness: his was a stand worth making. In other newspapers, the sword of truth may be blunted by commercial interests - witness the Murdoch papers' coverage of the phone-hacking scandal - but the Telegraph was putting the interests of advertisers ahead of readers. And for no apparent reason: it's not known wheather HSBC even threatened to pull its advertising."