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August 27th, 2014 by Clement Charles

Telegraph: ‘Too Fast for the Truth’ (1858)

Ring any bell ? 

“Superficial, sudden, unsifted, too fast for the truth, must be all telegraphic intelligence. Does it not render the popular mind too fast for the truth? Ten days bring us the mails from Europe. What need is there for the scraps of news in ten minutes? How trivial and paltry is the telegraphic column?” 

NYT on Telegraph 1585
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