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

Just to give you some background, the Editorial Review Group was, as it says there, a group of editors which I chaired, which advised the Johnston Press board on ethical and journalistic issues and we were asked to look at this. I think what I was saying -- again, this was 2007 -- but we had a fairly extensive trawl through the newspapers to see was any of this sort of thing happening and I think what we were saying there was that at some points, and obviously with public interest reasons, that subterfuge of some form was not something you could rule out.

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