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JK Rowling Condemns UK Press Intrusion

LONDON — Writer J.K. Rowling and actress Sienna Miller gave a London courtroom a vivid picture on Thursday of the anxiety, anger and fear produced by living in the glare of Britain’s tabloid media, describing how press intrusion made them feel like prisoners in their own homes. The creator of boy wizard Harry Potter told […]

LONDON — Writer J.K. Rowling and actress Sienna Miller gave a London courtroom a vivid picture on Thursday of the anxiety, anger and fear produced by living in the glare of Britain’s tabloid media, describing how press intrusion made them feel like prisoners in their own homes.

The creator of boy wizard Harry Potter told Britain’s media ethics inquiry that having journalists camped on her doorstep was ‘like being under siege and like being a hostage.’ Miller said years of car chases, midnight pursuits and intimate revelations had left her feeling violated, paranoid and anxious.

 


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