Letter: Can press resist temptation?

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The Independent Online
Sir: Your promise not to carry photographs of Princes William and Harry in private situations (front-page editorial, 8 September) is admirable but probably unworkable.

The fact is that the princes are news, and our interest in them will grow, especially if, as expected, Prince William becomes our next king. Your proclamation is made at a time of great emotion, but once that has abated you, like the other newspapers, will have to serve the interests of your readers first, rather than the interests of the Royal Family.

DAVID JAMES

Wytham

Oxfordshire

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