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22:09

Ethical questions photographers face in consequence of the Leveson inquiry

BBC :: Photographers are facing enormous ethical questions posed by the allegations aired during the ongoing Leveson inquiry.

[Sienna Miller:] For a number of years I was relentlessly pursued by 10 to 15 men, almost daily... Spat at, verbally abused... I would often find myself, at the age of 21, at midnight, running down a dark street on my own with 10 men chasing me. And the fact they had cameras in their hands made that legal.

Such was actor Sienna Miller's shaming testimony to The Leveson Inquiry into the culture, practice and ethics of the press, which has shown news photographers in an unflattering light.

In the article by Phil Coomes, Max Houghton, course leader in MA Photojournalism at the University of Westminster and a writer on photography offers her personal views on the challenges ahead.

Continue to read Phil Coomes, www.bbc.co.uk

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