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Hugh Grant testifies on aggressive tactics of British tabloids

By John F. Burns
New York Times / November 22, 2011

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The actor Hugh Grant said Monday that British tabloid newspapers had broken into his home, accessed medical records and menaced his family as part of a “cowardly, bullying and shocking’’ press culture whose targets were not just celebrities, politicians and the police, but also people left vulnerable by misfortune. Through two hours of testimony before an official inquiry into press practices, Grant raised new accusations that broadened the debate to include all of the mass-circulation British tabloids, not just those owned by News Corp.

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