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

I thought it was very positive. We didn't want to spend a lot of time harassing victims' families, knocking on doors, looking for the screaming sensational headlines. As I've said before -- I know I'm repeating myself, it must be boring, but we have to live with these people and we didn't want to cause them any further distress. So we worked very closely with the police liaison team, who were extremely helpful in sourcing photographs, tributes and any information they thought we might need, without us having to go camping on people's door steps or occupying Whitehaven, so that, for all it was a dreadful, dreadful incident, was perversely, I know, an extremely successful police/local media operation.

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