Former Observer editor Donald Trelford speaks up for the News of the World in the Independent today over its exposure of corruption in sport. He writes: "It seems a shame that the News of the World should take such a kicking at a time when it has published a number of important scoops, several of them exposing corruption in sport. "Muck-raking" was the disparaging word used by MPs for this kind of journalism. It is a term the press should be proud of, for – as MPs should know only too well – there's a great deal of muck out there to be raked."
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