Fillers One hundred years ago

Mischievous gossip

BMJ 2001; 323 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.323.7311.507/a (Published 01 September 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:507

We venture to think that a protest ought to be made against the way in which a certain small section of the press panders to morbid curiosity with regard to the illness, real or supposed, of distinguished people. We have recently seen that this tendency may lead to the circulation of circumstantial …

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