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

We certainly have no shortage of applicants. In terms of quantity and quality, I don't think there's a problem if you're talking about the national press and what -- in the broad terms, the BBC, Sky, employers like that who tend to broadcast across. If you're talking about the regional newspapers, I think it's much harder for them to find trainees. The relative pay has gone down very much more sharply. They don't train people. There isn't a career progression to higher up in the business, if I can put it that way, and therefore the quantity and quality of people going into the regional press has changed a lot, and not for the better, broadly speaking.

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