The Daily Mail gets criticized and even sued from time to time for incorrectly reporting facts and fabricating or misattributing quotes in its stories. It used to have a policy against that. The British tabloid that spawned the world's most-visited news site once operated as a print publication with a strict set of ethics -- including some sharp guidelines against playing fast and loose with quotes. U.K. blogger Jack Dyson on Thursday posted a memo to the Mail staff his father brought home in 1966.
As The Guardian's Roy Greenslade pointed out, Lord Justice Leveson, who's running the Leveson Inquiry into Ethics of the Press, would probably enjoy reading the whole list. You might too, and you can at Dysonology.