- Wed May 09, 2012 2:41 pm
He has already admitted that Mail Online doesn't check facts for accuracy. If it appears on the web that's proof enough.
QC asks him about Towie story today (I'll link in a minute) not clear if they were taken by consent - does Clarke know? He says it was 'self-evident' they were. He didn't actually check. He says he didn't need to...
But she's a big star so she must have consented.
Is there a system for checking pictures taken by consent?
No. He relies on the paps to follow the rules...
What a barrel of shite he has just lifted the lid on. People on Twitter are saying that his P45 will be waiting for him when he gets back to the office. I don't think so, I think he's doing precisely what he's paid (handsomely) to do.
He is now saying that it is the celebs' favourite website. Nexus of PR, photo agencies and websites. Admission of what we all know, the showbiz content is just bollocks.
"You've been very indulgent" he says to Brian.
"Not sure about that" he replies.
The Report, of course, is yet to be written, and Dacre has submitted a THIRD witness statement. Dunno what that's all about.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.