Joseph Stashko

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We Need a Public Enquiry, not a Lynch Mob for News International

(5) Comments | Posted July 10, 2011 | 3:21 PM

It's hard to take in the magnitude of how the News of the World saga has ended. After Nick Davies' dogged determination to investigate phone hacking during Rebekah Brooks' time as editor of the paper, News International has decided to kill the paper dead in the water and...

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Journalism Has to Kill Its Ego in Order to Succeed

(9) Comments | Posted July 5, 2011 | 6:58 PM

Journalism is an inherently arrogant profession.

From the nucleus of the idea -- journalists write something, the reader reads it -- it's something that thrives off a sense of superiority.

A month or so ago I tweeted this, which led to several varied responses. Some thought...

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