The News of the World has revealed that it deliberately did not contact Max Mosley before running its story about his S&M session. It even held the story over for the second edition so that its Sunday rivals would not get a sniff of it too early. The reason why it did not contact him?
The Home secretary Jacqui Smith is threatened with a libel action by US “shock jock” Michael Weiner, also known as Michael Savage in his radio show. And known by whom in England and Wales? Who had heard of him before this? So what reputation did he have? None. So there’s no reputation to damage. He