He was known as “the Mouth from the South,” “Captain Outrageous”, and after recovering from financial troubles in the mid-1980s, “Captain Comeback.” Ted Turner, by almost any set of standards, was as original, enterprising, belligerent, and self-indulgent a man as America had ever produced. He made himself into a media kingpin and even skippered an …

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I took baby steps into journalism with feature writing in 2005. After working as a subeditor with DNA and Mid-DAY newspaper till 2009, I ventured into journalism full throttle with beats like crime, police and courts. It was on job and while handling sensitive beats like Central Bureau of Investigation, Enforcement Directorate, National Investigation Agency, …

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There is no universal answer to these questions which fuelled the debate, particularly following the Human Rights Act 1998, on the merits of free speech weighted against the right to personal privacy. While a law of privacy is long overdue in the UK, judges have actively construed common law principles of confidence, trust and contract …

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