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Well, it's interesting, but if one takes the example of phone hacking -- I've heard a fair amount of evidence, as you may be aware, of people writing in positive terms, in terms of clear fact, that it was well-known to be going on, now rather softened by saying "rumours", but yet it took considerable work on the part of the Guardian before it really became alive again as a story, and even then, as you yourself are aware, the PCC were very, very dismissive of that story, and yet if what I've heard is right, that people were saying, "Well, of course we knew it was all going on", one would have thought that that doesn't really square with a determination to get to the bottom of all wrongdoing in other organs of the press.

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