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I guess one can envisage an outcome in which the plurality rules have -- formulated have managed to secure, say, half a dozen different news suppliers in the market, but then there is no particular guarantee that those news suppliers will provide a range and diversity of news. They'll be guided by a number of influences, one of which will be what their advertisers want to see. Another will be the -- may be the political preferences of their proprietors.

So all I'm pointing out here is that these are quite blunt tools. They may well achieve a positive outcome but they're not guaranteed to.

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