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

This is MS1, paragraph 1.1:

"I worked ..."

This is a journalist of 30 years' experience:

"I worked for the News of the World for over three years. There was tremendous pressure. Everyone talked about the byline count. Reporters had to do what they needed to get the story."

And another journalist with six years' experience, paragraph 1.14:

"During my time at the News of the World, I experienced pretty much constant bullying. My section editor would find fault with ..." and so on.

Clear evidence that at the News of the World at least there was a culture of bullying.

Keyboard shortcuts

j previous speech k next speech