Samizdata - 1:19 am on Mar 7, 2011 (gmt 0)
the easiest accusations people in the shadows use
Ian Hislop has been editor of Private Eye for 25 years and star turn on TV's Have I Got News For You for 20 years. He also appears frequently on radio and is very well known to the public.
He is not in any shadows and published the article under his own byline.