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Rock And The Tabloids: Publish And Be Damned

Tom Hibbert, Q, March 1991

The pop columnists of Britain's tabloid papers had a high old time of it in the 1980s. Then they woke up to an unpleasant lesson – pop stars can sue. So is there a new mood of – shall we say – restraint among the gentlefolk of our press? Not to worry, they reassure Tom Hibbert, "You can still stir things up..."

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