The transcripts of the official inquiry into the culture, practices and ethics of the press. More…

Our picture editor has a checklist of numerous questions that they will always ask an agency if the photo appears to have been slightly intrusive. In general, most photos that we feature in the magazine would be of people on the red carpet or smiling or laughing, they're obviously aware that the camera is there. However, our picture editor will always ask a series of questions to the agency, such as, you know, where the celebrity was, who else was there, obviously the obvious question is: was it taken on private property? There are loads of factors that go into play before we even would consider printing a photograph. Normally it's glaringly obvious if there's any kind of infringement of that celebrity's privacy and we wouldn't go anywhere near it.

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