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

I don't know that that's important, but I just don't want you to miss the point that I think is behind Mr Jay's question. It's entirely understandable that journalists will want to pursue stories with politicians, with generals, with bishops, with judges, with whomsoever you like in our society on a general level. The real question is whether, because of the extent of the contact, it is possible for newspapers overly to influence government policy. An example could be the decision not to implement the amendments to the 1998 Act.

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