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Star suckers

Michael Douglas, the film actor, is currently all over Google and other online publishing sites, not unlike a rash, if you’ll excuse the analogy. He’s not there because of Thespian activities but because of a rather startling claim he made regarding the source of his throat cancer which is (may Zeus be praised) in remission. Read the full story

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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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