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So other witnesses will deal with that in more detail. Can I deal with the issue of ethics, which is question 9, paragraph 25 and following. In one sense, you can view this from the standpoint of both commercial expert within the newspaper industry and also having some editorial expertise as well. Paragraph 26:

"Ethics means that the newspaper abides by the law and the code. The newspaper should own up when something has gone wrong and seek to put it right. It must respect individual privacy in the news and the photographs it publishes."

I mean, to your experience, do individual privacy issues often arise in relation to the sort of stories that the Telegraph publishes?

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