Quote of the Week – 29/4/11

“Grandad advised me the perfect best man speech is just like one of Chelsy’s mini skirts; short enough to keep him interested but long enough to cover the essentials.”

OK! magazine and Daily Express are two of 50 outlets to print a “leak” of Prince Harry’s best man speech – which turned out to be a PR hoax.

(Source: Press Gazette)




“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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