J.K. Rowling vs. the Paparazzi

Rowling testified before a British inquiry on feeling threatened by reporters.
1:52 | 11/24/11

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In London Harry Potter author JK Rowling telling a much different kind of story today -- true one Rowling testifying about how aggressive. The tabloids have become leaving her own children to feel threatened. She is the latest star witness in a sweeping investigation of Britain's infamous tabloids ABC's Kelly -- -- -- it was there. I don't kill in the -- charm to gotten. JK Rowling made a fortune dreaming up the wizard in world of Harry Potter yet today the author told a government panel investigating media ethics. But the dark arts of the tabloids left her baffled and on edge -- it's difficult to explain to people who haven't experienced it what feels right. -- -- -- -- threatening paparazzi made rolling feel trapped in her own home illegally snapping photos of her children. Newspapers ran pictures of where she lived in her home security system. One reporter somehow slipped -- -- -- -- daughter's book -- it's very difficult to say how angry. And how. How angry I felt my five year old -- to schools must list was no longer -- -- if security. The government's investigation grew out of the news of the world phone hacking scandal more than a dozen people have been arrested. Media titan Rupert Murdoch shut down his popular tabloid but the scandal is still growing. The string of witnesses speaking out now say the problem goes far beyond phone hacking. When actress Sienna Miller began dating fellow actor Jude Law the paparazzi. Chased her. On the -- they had -- -- -- -- -- that was legal but if you take away the congress. What if you caught you've got a pack of men chasing the woman. The panel will make recommendations on whether to curb the tabloid media early next year and the criminal investigation is still open in fact today Scotland Yard made its first arrest for hacking -- computer. In search of his --

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