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

I think there's a clear clash in the availability of information, particularly for local newspapers, for the access to details about relatively minor offences and the principles behind spent convictions. It's very obvious that if something is a spent conviction but the public can easily access information about something which is by law supposed to be buried in the past and that person is supposed to have, you know, paid their dues to society, then that is something which we as an industry haven't wrestled with and certainly the Internet as such has no interest in wrestling with it, but as a moral question it's a live one.

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