Quote of the week – 19/09/12

“Age is definitely an issue for women in TV. So far, it hasn’t been for me, but I know I need to make the best of myself. For instance, I have a few grey hairs. I dye them. I don’t let my grey hair show when I’m reading the news.” Continue Reading

Quote of the Week

“[HBO series] Game of Thrones takes a fantasy world, makes it real and turns it into a struggle for power. The journalism of the future is going to have to be incredibly high blown, almost romantic and it will need to turn what looks dull and impenetrable and turn it into Game of Thrones.” Continue Reading

Quote of the Week – 15/08/12

“The German slogan ‘Arbeit Macht Frei’ is somewhat tainted by its connection with Nazi concentration camps, but its essential message, ‘work sets you free’ still has something serious to commend it.” Continue Reading

Quote of the Week – 25/07/12

“A lone individual left hung out to dry by a billion-dollar US company as a UK newspaper company tries to stifle his freedom of speech. Guido really hopes it turns out to be someone very close to the boss…” Continue Reading

Quote of the Week – 16/05/12

“You can’t photograph a flying bullet but you can capture genuine fear.” Continue Reading

Quote of the Week – 02/05/12

“The big idea is dead. There are no more big ideas. Creative leaders should go for getting lots and lots of small ideas out there. Stop beating yourself up searching for the one big idea. Get lots of ideas out there and then let the people you interact with feed those ideas and they will make it big.” Continue Reading

Quote of the Week – 25/04/12

“When posh boys are in trouble they sack the servants.” Continue Reading

Quote of the Week – 17/04/12

“For those keeping score, News Corp. needed five years to identify a newsroom full of phone-hackers and only 24 hours to identify one mole.” Continue Reading

 

“Before we all sink into a slough of digital dystopian despair, it might be worth considering this: is this a sign of the strength, not weakness, of revelatory journalism in the digital age?”


Charlie Beckett, director of POLIS at the London School of Economics, reacts to news that the UK government forced the Guardian into destroying hard drives that contained information leaked by Edward Snowden.


(Source: POLIS)

 

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