Being there

“The price we pay for not being where news happens can be reckoned not only in less good journalism, but in less good policy. Because, make no mistake, some portion of the information governments call ‘intelligence’ is nothing more than an attentive reading of the news. ”
–Bill Keller, former executive editor of The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/03/opinion/keller-being-there.html

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