July 5, 2011
Last night the Guardian broke the astonishing story that the News of the World had sanctioned intrusion into Milly Dowler's voicemail when she was missing. Bad enough? NOTW operatives had also deleted voicemails, which misled police and the family into thinking she might still be alive.
This is how the press reported the story — one of the most clear-cut examples of immoral behaviour I can think of — on the morning after the news broke.