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Notebook

A murder victim or murderer who didn’t speak much to the neighbours on either side of him is someone who always “kept himself to himself”. This is essentially shorthand for “I couldn’t find out a damn thing about him.” It … Continue reading

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What millennials think about news

They’re quite keen on keeping abreast of current affairs, but handing over money can be  a problem for some of them: “I don’t think you should pay for news,” Eric, a 22-year-old Chicagoan, said. “That’s something everybody should be informed … Continue reading

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Them and us.

From the latest Private Eye.

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Links

“For every working journalist in America there are now 4.6 PR people.” The FT on the blurring of the line between news and public relations. Now that he is 80, Leonard Cohen has started smoking again. Should the elderly stop … Continue reading

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