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

The advantage of this model, provided one understands how it's got to work, namely its independence from the regulator, is the term "ombudsman" has a particular cachet with the public. It will win it immediately a degree of respectability -- it's more than that. People like it. People understand that ombudsmen do a good job in their areas of work. So that would be, as it were, immediately appealing to public confidence.

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