Harris to press: don’t close ranks on McCabe smear ‘cabal’

‘I would be happy to cooperate with inquiry,’ says former Sunday Independent editor

12th February, 2017
Former Sunday Independent editor Anne Harris PIc: RollingNews.ie

Former Sunday Independent editor Anne Harris has said she believes that editors and journalists need to “stop closing ranks” around the sources of a malicious smear campaign against Garda whistleblower Sergeant Maurice McCabe.

“As editor of the Sunday Independent, like most other editors, this malicious smear campaign was regularly pushed by reputable journalists and I am glad to say I rejected them every time even though this did not always help internal relations,”...

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