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

I think some of them do go and some of them start off -- there are still ways into journalism through starting off on your local paper at the age of 16 or 17 or 18. A lot fewer than there used to be 20 or 30 years ago. It's an interesting question. I don't know if there's any systematic research on where today's tabloid journalists did their training, but I suspect if we actually did a survey, we would find that their background and training was not dissimilar to journalists elsewhere.

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