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 n.— «The metaphor for this genre of modern journalism is, if you don’t mind me saying so, the Independent newspaper. Let me say at the outset that the Independent is a well edited lively paper and absolutely entitled to print what it wants, how it wants, on the Middle East or anything else. But it was started as an antidote to the idea of journalism as views, not news. That is why it was called the Independent, if you remember. Today it is avowedly a views paper, not merely a newspaper.» —“Our Nation’s Future—Public Life” by Tony Blair 10 Downing Street (London, United Kingdom) June 12, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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