New Criticals

Critical Links: January 9th, 2015

"I believe it was Finley Peter Dunne, writing a century ago, who said that “The job of the newspaper is to comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable.” Whilst I categorically condemn attacks on any journalist, I want to ask of Charlie Hebdo: who was being comforted by its journalism, and who was being afflicted?"

I Am NOT Charlie Hebdo, and Other Thoughts