Quote of the week – 06/10/10

“He kept an oxygen tank and mask behind his desk so that he could take a blast and clear his head.”

Tim Willis tells all in his biography of legendary Daily Mail diarist Nigel Dempster.

(Source: Daily Mail)




“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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