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

Thirdly, they do have a sensitivity to their own readers' opinions, but it might be thought a general insensitivity to public opinion. That may be a good or a bad thing, but we respectfully submit it's established on the evidence.

Fourthly, the evidence shows that they have a tendency to see news as divorced from the individuals involved.

Fifthly, in some areas, there has been shown a stunning lack of judgment to the extent that it might engage the criminal law, and I say no more about that; about where lines can properly be drawn between the public interest in acquiring news and privacy.

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