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‘Watergate’ editor Ben Bradlee dies aged 93

Ben Bradlee, the former Washington Post editor who oversaw the paper’s investigation of the Watergate scandal, has died at the age of 93. Read the full story

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Follow the money

In what was the most explosive piece of investigative journalism in recent history (Washington Post, Watergate & All the President’s Men), the key source came up with a key phrase: “Follow the money” Bob Woodward was told, and that is precisely what the reporter did to connect the lines to the dots. 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.

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