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

It certainly has caused me some surprise, and a great deal of concern. Look, I don't want to present the Press Association as any kind of paragon of journalistic virtue. I think from the questioning that we've had you've been able to prove very successfully that we definitely have feet of clay when it comes to making editorial mistakes, but I have to say that some of the evidence that I have heard during these hearings have represented things that are entirely alien to me as an agency journalist, and I would have thought that the journalists who work with me at the Press Association would equally be -- perhaps not surprised, but would be concerned about it.

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