” I know people don’t like America very much, but the one thing it’s very good on is local government. “


” There’s not a self-regulating group of nice fair-playing people in politics. There are a lot of dodgy people in politics. “


” There’s a lot of hand-wringing going on about the death of journalism and particularly the death of investigative journalism. What I see is that there is more need than ever to have experienced information processors – people who can look through this mass of data. “


” The biggest abuses in society happen when people are not able to communicate and not able to connect. “


” There are corporate private investigators, companies doing very forensic background checks on people. They buy data, they get their own data… They don’t want their industry publicised. “


” People are used to getting a lot of information quickly, and they’re used to being quite empowered as consumers, and they go to governments expecting a similar treatment, they want to find data and they want to influence events quickly, and yet they come into this brick wall. “


” Newspapers are not free and they never have been. They can appear to be so, but someone, somewhere is covering the costs whether that is through advertising, a patron’s largesse or a license fee. Advertising is no longer subsidising the industry and so the cost must fall somewhere – why not on the people who use it? “


” When I came to Britain I was in awe of the British press, afraid of them. But they’re not as ferocious as people think. In some instances they are, but when it comes to taking on power they’re really deferential. “


” There’s a temptation not to vote at all as a protest, but it’s definitely not a protest. In fact, all it does is keep the people in power in power, and I don’t think they should be. “



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The biggest abuses in society happen when people are not able to communicate and not able to connect.
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Newspapers are not free and they never have been. They can appear to be so, but someone, somewhere is covering the costs whether that is through advertising, a patron
When I came to Britain I was in awe of the British press, afraid of them. But they
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