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

Sorry, PS -- and I'm not trying to be overly controversial, but -- I'll be careful how I phrase this so I don't have hailstones rained down on me as I go out of the room, but appointments of people to serve government who come from media backgrounds are, in principle, good things, because you need people in government service who understand the way the media work. It seems to me they should, however, be carried out carefully, mindful of the risks and the disadvantages, and it may be that they haven't always been so.

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