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

Yes, well, essentially as editor, you trust your journalists and the people who work for me, I trust them to check out stories, to make sure they are accurate, not to be given stories that are pure grudge, that are not -- rubbish, that do stand up, and then with any very contentious stories, I'm sure all editors will say you will talk to them, you will talk to your lawyers, and you will say, "This is absolutely right, isn't it? The source is reliable. We will be able to stand this up."

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