Submitted in response to written requests from the Inquiry, usually providing lists of questions to be answered. In most cases these formed the basis of questioning in public sessions, but in some cases they were read into the record (or taken as read) and the witness did not appear in person.
Given by witnesses invited by the Inquiry, normally after they have made written statements. These sessions could be viewed live online and sometimes on television news services, and the video recordings are part of the archive. The statements were usually released to the public after the public sessions.
Professor of Media Studies and Director of the Centre for Media Research at Ulster University at the time of the Inquiry. Offered evidence on the benefit of introducing "ethics" into NCTJ courses. Told the Inquiry she thought more could be done to incorporate ethical training. Also noted that the increasing use of unpaid internships as a way of "learning" journalism is not helping to encourage ethical training.