Daily Mirror editor: Hacking ''might have'' happened

Richard Wallace admits that phone hacking may have taken place at The Mirror.

The editor of the Daily Mirror has told the Leveson Inquiry that phone-hacking "might well have" taken place when he was the paper's showbiz editor without his knowledge

Richard Wallace, who has edited the tabloid since 2004, also insisted that there were "significant positives" in tabloid journalism and that he was confident that reporters who worked at the newspaper acted within the code of practice.

Counsel to the inquiry David Barr asked Wallace if he knew about hacking at the paper. "Not to my knowledge," replied Wallace.

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