Quote of the week – 03/11/10

“The press is our immune system. If it overreacts to everything, we actually get sicker… and perhaps eczema.”

Jon Stewart closes his Rally to Restore Sanity with a plea to the media.

(Source: YouTube)




“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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