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Prof Alastair Campbell’s Optimism About Journalism, Eagle Eye

Prof Alastair Campbell’s Optimism About Journalism

Professor Alastair Campbell’s second Cambridge lecture, delivered this afternoon, is just as interesting as his first. (Photograph by Oliver F Atkins of Richard Nixon leaving the White House after resigning in 1974: triumph for Woodward and Bernstein; disaster for journalism.)
Here is the full text:
A few years ago, Carl Bernstein and I shared a platform at [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Thursday, 14 November 2013 at 6:13 pm

“The Murdoch-Dacre Generation Has Had Its Day”, Eagle Eye

“The Murdoch-Dacre Generation Has Had Its Day”

The first lecture by Alastair Campbell (pictured left) as a visiting professor at Cambridge University yesterday, is a good read. Here is the whole thing, for the record:
Thank you for asking me to do this. If this visiting professorship was meant to be an honour, it can’t have been because of my time as a [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Thursday, 14 November 2013 at 9:53 am

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