06/13/2012 08:21 am ET Updated Aug 13, 2012

Previously Unpublished Documents Show Piers Morgan Under Harsh Scrutiny

Piers Morgan, the primetime CNN host and former British tabloid editor, has a reputation as a brash and freewheeling newsman who doesn't back down from authority, trades in celebrity gossip and is unafraid to offend.

British government documents reviewed by The Daily Beast, however, provide a rare look at Morgan in a more humble light: as someone who is deeply concerned about his reputation and uncomfortable on the hot seat, and who takes very seriously the subject of privacy.

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