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He added that while Denis O’Brien could afford to take the defamation case, most of the people hurt and damaged by newspapers could not.
He claimed no research of any kind had been done before the article was published or since and that the facts on which the article was based were not true.
He added: Therefore the defence of honest opinion must fail.”