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

My understanding would be that that was standard practice. I mean, I would say that happened hardly at all, but every now and then, if there was a particular story that had only been worked on by a desk head, and it was almost seen as -- it was always seen as a positive thing if you were the reporter that was gifted the byline, but there could be certain occasions when you hadn't seen the story. But I would say -- I mean, I think it only happened to me once in my very early days as a junior reporter.

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