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

It sounds -- the way you're putting it makes it sound very formal. It was more that we would meet, whatever was the subject of the day would come up, and I would tell him how the perception would be from my newspaper's point of view and any view I had about what he might want to do to spread that word. So -- for instance, I think he mentioned in his evidence that I got him together with the editor of the paper so that we could put together a campaign that fitted in with a major strategy he wanted at the time, and so, as a result of that meeting, he got the backing of the biggest-selling daily newspaper in the country behind something that was very important to him.

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