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 Communications at the University of Westminster at the time of giving evidence and an experienced independent commentator on journalism and media policy issues. He was also at that time acting as specialist adviser to the House of Lords Select Committee on Communications for its inquiry into Investigative Journalism, having also advised the same committee in its inquiry into News and Media Ownership in 2007-08. Gave his views on the Editors' Code of Practice and lessons that could be learned from broadcasting regulation.
18 July 2012, morning session, beginning transcript p2
Questioned by Robert Jay QC. Examination of Mosley’s reform proposals contained in the submission of 8 June 2012. Mosley expands on the operations of his suggested Press Commission and Press Tribunal and gives examples of how cases might be dealt with.
(Mosley’s first witness statement and his first oral evidence include references to numerous exhibits he has submitted, which appear to be mainly published material. These are not in the archive.)