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

I mean, I just remind the Inquiry the suggestion by Alan Rusbridger in connection with the idea of audit trails, which I think would do a lot to improve newsroom cultures by making everybody stop at every stage and think, both reporters and news editors and editors, and Alan Rusbridger's suggestion was that there should be some harm test, that you should actually when you write your story look at a questionnaire which says, "Am I going to harm anybody?" You know, make a list of who it might harm and then, "Can I justify this?" and he had I think five questions which made it more explicit and elaborate.

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