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When the whip comes down on tabloids

In early 1967, the News of the World, the British tabloid that recently closed down because of the phone hacking scandal, reported that Mick Jagger had taken LSD. He had also consumed six Benzedrine tablets in front of reporters, the paper said, and shown off a lump of hashish. The story was entirely false. Vir Sanghvi writes. Read MoreSingly Political | Madversity

india Updated: Jul 16, 2011 13:38 IST

First Published: Jul 16, 2011 01:24 IST