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No, I don't think I'd worry so much about that, because if there is a public interest in doing what you're doing, then you have the public interest even if the story doesn't emerge at the end. That, I think, is why Mr Barr was asking you whether it was a good idea to record your public interest reasons -- it might be subterfuge, it might be some other conduct which would otherwise be in breach of the code -- so that you have a record before it all happens --

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