There seemed to be a topic that was not able to be addressed in the last episode regarding the nature of the tabloid press in the US
Rita Skeeter is clearly based on some of the appalling rags in the UK (sometimes known as the gutter press). Her tactics are not out of step with what has been used
We even had a scandal where the phones of celebrities and victims of crime had their phones tapped. And of course no one went to prison for it
So is this element of the print media a thing in the states ?