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.
Founded 2006. UK-based research centre and think-tank. The Reuters Institute is the University of Oxford's research centre on issues affecting news media globally. It commissioned and submitted a report to the Inquiry, "A Comparative Study of International Press Councils", researched and written by Lara Fielden, which was praised and extensively quoted in Lord Leveson's report.