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Ian Burrell: Even Whitehouse would struggle to characterise TV today as filth

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Ian Burrell: Rushton hangs up his scissors and scalpel after 50 years at Private Eye

'If you took away the cartoons from Private Eye it would be very boring, a worthy, boring magazine'

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Tom Mockridge's valedictory email to colleagues yesterday made clear his disappointment in a master he had served so well.

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