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

It identified some common factors as potential corruptors, including former police officers, and you explain why, particularly those in security or private investigation sectors, family members and friends with criminal associations, et cetera. The media was also identified as a source of corruption, with "confidential, sensitive or secret information sought by journalists in return for financial inducements or payments through gifts and hospitality."

Financial inducements I think is self-evident, but how significant a risk was this in relation to what you call payments through gifts and hospitality?

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