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

So I think the simplest mechanism, at least in terms of the newsroom of the Times, is to be clear that when one of our journalists is consulting a lawyer, that we log the fact that that meeting has happened, because the reality is that whenever there is an issue of concern to a journalist -- is this going to raise concerns about bribery, blagging, is this going to be a data protection issue -- any of those, not to mention the big privacy issues, the first instinct is to say, "Let's consult our lawyers."

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