The Press: Rivals in the Muck

The London sex scandal that has ousted two members of the Heath regime detoured into Fleet Street last week. It developed that two giant Sunday papers had been involved in questionable Peeping Tom activities while competing for salacious muck. The News of the World (circ. 6,000,000) revealed that one of its photographers had taken sneak pictures of Lord Lambton romping in bed with Prostitute Norma Levy and another doxy. NOW's rival, the Sunday People (circ. 4,600,000) admitted paying for film and tapes of Norma's upper-crust bedroom festivities.

Neither paper published the pictures —the only...

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