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

Oh no, no, don't get me wrong, I'm not -- you're entitled to your view. This is absolute right, and I'm interested in your opinion because you're obviously concerned in this area and have been for a very long time. I am simply concerned to understand why the existence of a process, which is staffed entirely independently, should be seen as impacting adversely on the freedom of the press or freedom of expression. I have difficulty with that. You say it's a perception thing, and I think that's what Mr Harding said, "If they could change that, they could change anything." Well, they can change anything now.

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