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

Somebody has to appoint the ombudsman, and I think the majority -- the Press Council with a majority of independent members is probably better than either the industry as a whole or the -- or the independent members as a whole. I don't think that has been an issue.

I think certainly there would have been some concern initially that, as somebody who had worked as a journalist for quite a number of years, that I might have been biased in one direction rather than another. But there are poachers and gamekeepers, and sometimes people move from one to the other.

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