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

-- I'm not answering your question, but I did want to say that whatever might have happened to the News of the World, I have contributed to plurality of the press. You wouldn't be here with ten papers today. I don't know about how some papers are being financed, like the Independent, but the -- or the purpose, but I -- if I hadn't beaten the old craft unions, who I'm sure Mr Dacre remembers and would agree with me, we went through agonies. We didn't know how many papers were we were going to get every night, or what would happen -- there wouldn't be such a good democratic press, with all its faults, we have today.

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