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‘Hacking away at the truth’

“I wouldn’t have become a journalist were it not for George Orwell…” Read the full text of Guardian Editor Alan Rusbridger’s Orwell Lecture 2011 – organised by Organised by the Orwell Trust and Birkbeck College, University of London – which … Continue reading

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“George Orwell was no fan of the ‘News of the World’…”

‘The essay quoted by the News of the World in its final editorial was no defence of muckraking journalism. But George Orwell would have been amused to find his words taken out of context…’ Read more of Robert McCrum’s Guardian.co.uk … Continue reading

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