Letter: Tabloids beware

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The Independent Culture
Sir: Excuse me, did I miss something? The captain of an England sports team has been forced to resign over a drug scandal and admits in his defence of being a liar and a drunk, yet your paper is flooded with articles and letters telling us what a nice man Mr Dallaglio is and how it is really the journalists to blame.

One wonders how different the reaction would have been if, instead of Rugby Union, he had belonged to a more working-class sport. What if it had been Tony Adams or Paul Gascoigne?


Chorleywood, Hertfordshire