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

You don't think it gives rise to difficulties of perception when you're dealing with someone who occupies both an important and -- someone else has used this term -- quasi-judicial role? Circumstances might arise in which people say, "Well, you, the journalist, true it is you're discharging your function, has got too close to the police officer", for example, and that gives rise to a sense of overcosiness.

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