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I think that any journalist is about their contacts. You know, if Nick Davies was sat here, I'm sure even Nick Davies would accept that journalism is about contacts, and, you know, you work on those contacts and you work on it not just for the instant hit. You take a long view if you're going to be successful. You know, whoever has been feeding Nick Davies his stories on the phone hacking side is not someone he met last week. It's someone who he's got to know, who had an agenda, and he's worked with that person and it's worked through. That's the way successful journalism works, you know. It's how Seymour Hersh broke the New York Times Pentagon papers.

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