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

Yes, that's what I'm coming to, the Aldershot case. You're familiar with the documents. This is a case where one of your regional titles, the Aldershot News and Mail, printed a story in August 2010 which identified victims of sexual assault, and that was a plain breach of clause 11 of the code.

I think it is clear from the correspondence that what appears to have happened is that there was failure at multiple levels within that title. The reporter himself and then three layers of editing above all failed to spot this glaring howler, which was regrettably printed.

What we have in the bundle is a course of correspondence between Trinity Mirror and the PCC in which the Trinity Mirror lawyer takes issue with the approach of the PCC. The PCC regarded it as a very serious matter which should be drawn to your attention personally and publicly, didn't it?

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