paper trail

Jul 8, 2011 @ 3:00:00 pm

With former spokesman and ex-News of the World editor Andy Coulson arrested, Prime Minister David Cameron pledges to overhaul British media. "I believe we need a new system entirely,” Cameron asserted this morning. Slate media critic Jack Shafer, however, has a different take: “Cameron is trying to make general problem out of too-cozy press-media relations. It's his specific problem.”

As News of the World editors scramble to get their stories straight, The Guardian quizzes readers on great denials in literature.