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Well, I think in that paragraph I'm trying to move a little bit in the direction that I think Judge Leveson has just described as to whether it with be helpful to set out the policy framework more clearly and explicitly before decisions are made, and one way of doing that would be in the case of cross-media ownership to establish a metric against which plurality as well as competition could be governed.

I recognise that's difficult, and there is this very, very considerable difficulty of the new media and how far they're to be counted in or counted out of such a measurement, but partly because I do understand the point that Judge Leveson made earlier, that it's helpful to have a framework within which decisions are made, I rather cautiously suggest one way in which it could move.

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