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Media and it¡¦s influences The newspapers print a lot of stories because people buy the newspapers, so perhaps some people would say to combat the exploitation set out my the media monolpoly that we all must raise our standards a little bit.

I believe that the most important thing is that the public makes their views known, and that newspapers should respond to it. All too often newspapers don't respond to public opinion and there is a very fine line to be drawn between the freedom of the press and license, which takes that freedom for, granted.

Murdoch and others play this game because it pays, because they know that there are lots of people out there who will buy the newspaper with it in it. Anybody who bought the Sun, or even looked at the Sun recently is ensuring that the next Miss Noble who's got the next set of pictures of this kind is going to find a ready buyer at this sort of price.

The only way you're going to stop it is if it doesn't pay. And the only people who can change that is the public, the public should exercise power in numbers, but until then Murdoch will continue to count his profits.

Others however do not believe a boycott would work. The Sun's sales were falling and they were desperate to do something to make them rise, and they go for this young bride-to-be with some cheap journalism, which really was extremely hurtful. The British media, especially papers like The Sun and The News of The World are just sensational publications and use their power to sell papers only. There should be a regulation body in place to ensure that someone's private life remains just that - private.

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