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

Moving now to the way in which you obtain stories, and I'm looking at paragraph 10 of your witness statement, you say here that as a rolling news service you, like the television and the radio, are:

"... happy to report, providing it is legally safe and with proper attribution, what other reputable news organisations are saying while we try to confirm it ourselves."

I'd like to ask you arising from that: why is it that you publish something at all which you have not yourselves checked?

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