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Friday, January 16, 2009

Why All Of This Matters, When You Get Right Down To It

If you are blue about the state of the economy and the relentless drumbeat of bad news from the world of journalism has you down, take this out and read it and re-read it...

Lasantha Wikramatunga, the Sri Lankan editor who was killed last week, knew it was going to happen and wrote an obituary/editorial before he died. It was published by his newpaper (Sunday Leader) Jan 11.

Read the whole thing, every word, here.

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