Rowling and Miller and being targeted by the media
24 November 2011 Last updated at 18:49 GMT
The Leveson inquiry into press standards has heard from more celebrities, including the actor Sienna Miller and the best selling author JK Rowling.
Both spoke of how they and their families were affected after their privacy had been invaded by reporters and photographers.
Sienna Miller said that she had been spat on and Ms Rowling recalled finding a message from a journalist in her child's school bag.
The BBC's Nicholas Witchell reports.