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

The question now about the relationship between the chief executive and the editor. I understand that the editor has the last say on editorial matters, it's his or her responsibility, but I'm interested in exploring how in practice things work, and I asked Mr Embley about the People's shift in political allegiance to a neutral stance and he described having discussed it with you and you agreed, as it happened. Can I ask, have you ever disagreed with one of the editors about any significant decision on the line, the editorial line that a newspaper in your group should be taking?

Keyboard shortcuts

j previous speech k next speech