Quote of the week – 19/01/11

“When any of us write something these days, it is like tiptoeing to a cage with a hunk of meat, and nervously prodding it through the bars.”

Boris Johnson reveals his inner fears on publishing his Telegraph column on the internet.

(Source: The Telegraph)

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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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