The transcripts of the official inquiry into the culture, practices and ethics of the press. More…

I want to celebrate all that is good about every aspect of the newspaper, the print media. It's been commented that I've only been focusing on all the criticisms, but actually that's not -- that's to fail to understand the nature of the process that we're doing. We're not mixing it up. All the titles will have their chance to put their perspective forward, and I welcome that and I'm not in any sense seeking to beat down either the mid-market or the tabloid press at all. They do, in large part, an enormously valuable job for the very reason that we've just been identifying. The problem is going to be to try and find the line and the way of affecting approach so that we can remove what at least some people consider to be a problem in our output.

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