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But nevertheless, if I can just add, it is broadly absolutely right to say that because there is less in-house training going on, more of it has happened in universities. The traditional way in which, for example, national papers were staffed was by people who graduated in the informal sense of the word out of regional papers, while somewhere around the 1990s that flow just dwindled to a trickle, and they weren't being trained and they weren't emerging in such numbers and they weren't being so well trained, and that boosted applications for university courses, and indeed the creation of university courses too.

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