Quote of the week – 15/09/10

“The implicit assumption… is that the only way for journalism to thrive is by squirting its inked output on to processed wood pulp. That was true once, but it isn’t now. “

The internet is revitalising journalism, according to Observer journalist John Naughton.

(Source: The Media Blog)

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“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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