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

It was quite a long time ago I was in newspapers -- it was 12 years ago -- so in terms of the actual details of methods, I can't really recall, you know, details of methods from my time in newspapers. My experience in the last 12 years is in broadcast and the methods there are quite rigorous. You can see through the ITN compliance manual and the BBC producers guidelines that there is a contrast in what you might call the slightly prescriptive way that broadcasters carry out their journalistic methods compared to what you've seen through others giving evidence on the newspaper side.

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