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

In one sense, I don't mind that. What bothers me is that if it is purely consensual, those who have the greatest financial muscle to take on the press may say, "Well, I don't want to bother with that. I'd rather use my financial muscle to bludgeon the paper that I want to sue into submission, because I can overwhelm it", and that was a point that got Mr Barber thinking and I'll doubtless hear from him at some stage when he's come up with a solution.

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