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

Yes. Sunday newspapers operate in a rather different way to daily newspapers. Daily newspapers have to tackle a very large daily agenda of news, and the editing job is more a matter of what you select, what you don't put in. The Sunday newspapers don't have that. As far as on-the-day news is concerned, Saturday is the quietest day of the week. You have a large newspaper to fill, and you are looking for stories that the daily papers haven't covered and won't cover, but will set the agenda for the following week. So you have to look beyond what is hitting the news editor in the face, and that involves finding stories which require more work, but at the same time you have more time to look at them.

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