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

Yes. I don't think the PCC has been that. I don't think it's been effective, I don't think it's been independent. There are plans to change it and Alan Rusbridger's come up with a lot of suggestions and obviously if it changes then one would have to reconsider, but essentially Private Eye spends two pages a week attacking individuals and newspapers, then to go to the PCC and find all those people are deciding on your case. You tend to think you won't get a particularly fair hearing.

Keyboard shortcuts

j previous speech k next speech