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To sell -- to create as many quality products -- and indeed, you know, I left out before on the list that -- it was Lord Rothermere's brilliant idea, but I launched Metro. Did I impose my world vision on Metro? Metro we decided to launch as a paper targeted at young urbanites in London. We decided they weren't interested particularly in political opinion. It's a politically neutral paper, has no leader columns, no political stance. It's been immensely successful with young readers, and again, we appoint an editor who understands that market. It's been immensely successful, and we'd like to expand in that area. We're expanding into the Internet area and I repeat, our mantra is we invest in quality journalism, we let our editors edit and we believe that commercial success follows from that.

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