Confidentiality is the nature of all governments. Of course you may say, the government will always want to communicate the good news; things which bring satisfaction, cheer, help or pleasure to voters. And of course, you are right, governments are not masochists by nature.

— Bernard Ingham

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Blood sport is brought to its ultimate refinement in the gossip columns.

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The media ... is like an oil painting. Close up, it looks like nothing on Earth. Stand back and you get the drift.

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I sometimes compare press officers to riflemen on the Somme -- mowing down wave upon wave of distortion, taking out rank upon rank of supposition, deduction and gossip.

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