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

The first one would be to recognise a family's fears that speaking to the media might prejudice a legal case. At the beginning, just after the murder, they are bombarded by journalists wanting to know what happened, and in most cases they're not aware, because that's part of an ongoing investigation, and they are so scared of prejudicing a future criminal case. So they are so ... (break in signal) letting anything slip that they're not supposed to slip, not being told -- and that puts an extra stress and strain on the families.

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