Quote of the week – 27/10/10

“Rupert Murdoch is a monosyllabic, mumbling, nondescript, coarse great white shark who furrows his brow compulsively [with] orange-dyed hair.”

Conrad Black aims a diatribe at his old foe in his first work since being freed from prison.

(Source: The National Interest)

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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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