Quote of the week – 10/11/10

“We used to say ‘foreign news’ and ‘domestic news’. Now that sounds a bit odd because the two live off each other.”

BBC World journalist Zeinab Badawi on how the world is becoming a smaller place.

(Source: YouTube)

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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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