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Drawing the line between ethics and pushing boundaries

16th July, 2011

When I was 23, I was asked by an editor to phone an insurance agent in the Netherlands to get information about a plane crash that had devastated an apartment building. I was told to pretend I had been a victim and see if the agent let anything slip about the scale of insurance claims. I did so.

When I was 28, I was asked by a different editor to phone a helpline at an airport...

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